attention-grabbing


attention-grabbing
/əˈtɛnʃən-græbɪŋ/ (say uh'tenshuhn-grabing)

adjective
of or relating to behaviour, graphic design, etc., which is calculated primarily to draw attention to it.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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