Definition of conspicous
1. conspicuous [ a ] obvious to the eye or mind
Examples: "a tower conspicuous at a great distance" "wore conspicuous neckties" "made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening"
(Clement Greenberg, "Collage" in his Art and...)
It was because of this chain-reaction as_much_as for any other reason - that_is , because of the growing independence of the planar unit in collage as a shape - that the identity of depicted_objects , or at_least parts of them , re-emerged in Braque 's and Picasso 's papiers colles and continued to remain more conspicuous there - but only as flattened silhouettes - than in any of their paintings done wholly in oil before the end of 1913 .Synonyms conspicuous obvious Related Terms inconspicuous big outstanding in_evidence bold marked featured crying visible exhibitionist attention-getting indiscreet conspicuousness
2. conspicuous [ a ] without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious
Examples: "open disregard of the law" "open family strife" "open hostility" "a blatant appeal to vanity" "a blazing indiscretion"
3. conspicuous [ a ] inclined to flaunt
Examples: "conspicuous consumption"
4. conspicuous [ a ] noticeable in an unpleasant waySynonyms conspicuous Related Terms obtrusive
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