striking resemblance meaning, striking resemblance definition | English Cobuild dictionary



1       adj   Something that is striking is very noticeable or unusual.  
The most striking feature of those statistics is the high proportion of suicides..., He bears a striking resemblance to Lenin.     
  strikingly      adv   usu ADV adj  
In one respect, however, the men really were strikingly similar., ...a strikingly handsome man...     
2       adj   Someone who is striking is very attractive, in a noticeable way.  
She was a striking woman with long blonde hair.     
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vintage light on police car, i.e. a single dome with rotating lights inside. Thus nicknamed because of it's resemblance with bubblegum machines.
[US];[Coll.] Syn. bubble gum machine, gumball machine.
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