attention-grabbing meaning, attention-grabbing definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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attention-grabbing  

  
An attention-grabbing remark or activity is one that is intended to make people notice it.      adj   usu ADJ n  
...an attention-grabbing marketing campaign.     
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exp.
expression used for catching the attention of an audience
v.
to lie lazily (in the sun): lizards bask on rocks, people bask on beaches. Also fig: to bask in someone's reflected glory; to bask in media attention.
n.
very short presentation of a product or a company that you would do to somebody you meet briefly, like in an elevator, to attract his/her attention

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