toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

conspicuous
used in Catch-22

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
easily noticed — typically attracting attention such as by being large, flashy, or unusual
  • He took a number of photostats out of a large red expansion envelope he had been hiding conspicuously beneath a leather flight jacket painted garishly with pictures of airplanes flying through orange bursts of flak and with orderly rows of little bombs signifying fifty-five combat missions flown.
    Chapter 9 — Major Major Major Major (58% in)
  • He was forced to admit that the hospitals had altered steadily for the worse as the war continued and one moved closer to the battlefront, the deterioration in the quality of the guests becoming most marked within the combat zone itself where the effects of booming wartime conditions were apt to make themselves conspicuous immediately.
    Chapter 17 — The Soldier in White (18% in)

There are no more uses of "conspicuous" in Catch-22.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®