What does striking mean?

Definitions for striking
ˈstraɪ kɪŋstrik·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word striking.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. contact, impinging, striking(noun)

    the physical coming together of two or more things

    "contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"

  2. hit, hitting, striking(adj)

    the act of contacting one thing with another

    "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit"

  3. dramatic, spectacular, striking(adj)

    sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect

    "a dramatic sunset"; "a dramatic pause"; "a spectacular display of northern lights"; "it was a spectacular play"; "his striking good looks always created a sensation"

  4. outstanding, prominent, salient, spectacular, striking(adj)

    having a quality that thrusts itself into attention

    "an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book"; "salient traits"; "a spectacular rise in prices"; "a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center"; "a striking resemblance between parent and child"

Wiktionary

  1. striking(Adjective)

    of that which makes a strong impression

    He looked quite striking in his new suit and tie.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Striking

    of Strike

  2. Striking

    a. & n. from Strike, v

  3. Striking(adj)

    affecting with strong emotions; surprising; forcible; impressive; very noticeable; as, a striking representation or image; a striking resemblance

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'striking' in Adjectives Frequency: #684

How to pronounce striking?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say striking in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of striking in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of striking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of striking in a Sentence

  1. Oliver Cromwell:

    Make the iron hot by striking it.

  2. Melinda Gates:

    The data has been really striking.

  3. Nicole Gaffney:

    The union is striking over terms of a new contract.

  4. Babe Ruth:

    Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.

  5. Steven Pifer:

    It's striking that Washington was silent on this yesterday.

Images & Illustrations of striking

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