prominent[ prom-uh-nuhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF prominent
Synonyms for prominent
- easily seen
- hanging out
- in the foreground
- shooting out
- standing out
- to the fore
Antonyms for prominent
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROMINENT
Why, our movements have been as prominent and open as the house-tops from the beginning.
It has the grand and prominent virtue of being at once and easily skippable.
But he was prominent in nothing, for prominence was to him a thing like bodily pain.
Perhaps the most prominent of these was his passion for boat-sailing.
I once went into the woods with a prominent college athlete.
The nose was long, prominent, and delicately sharp in the nostril.
Bunyan was the most prominent Dissenter in the neighbourhood.
It has mimicked some prominent line, or overpowered some necessary mass.
There was a distinct question in her prominent eyes as she fixed them on him.
Charles Bonaparte, Prince of Canino, was prominent as an orator.
mid-15c., "projecting, jutting out," from Latin prominentem (nominative prominens) "prominent," present participle of prominere "jut or stand out, be prominent, overhang," from pro- "before, forward" (see pro-) + minere "to project," from minae "projections, threats" (see menace (n.)). Meaning "conspicuous" is from 1759; that of "notable, leading" is from 1849. Related: Prominently.