Definition of Striking


  • the act of contacting one thing with another
    "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"
    "after three misses she finally got a hit"
  • the physical coming together of two or more things
    "contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"


  • 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"
  • 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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Striking

  • Scrabble® score of the striking (13)
  • Word Chums® score of the striking (16)
  • Words With Friends® score of the striking (15)

Unscramble striking

134 unscramble word found using the letters striking.

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