Definition of striking
- a place of striking beauty
The poverty of the city is striking.
There is a striking resemblance between the girls.
an actress known for her striking good looks
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: unusual or extreme in a way that attracts attention
: very attractive especially in an unusual or interesting way
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of very fine texture or delicate form
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