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Visually attractive: an eye-catching dress.

eye′-catch′er n.
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a person or thing that attracts the attention.
eye′-catch`ing, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eye-catcher - a striking person or thing that attracts attentioneye-catcher - a striking person or thing that attracts attention
center of attention, centre of attention, center, centre - the object upon which interest and attention focuses; "his stories made him the center of the party"
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