The definition of conspicuously is something done openly, obviously or in a matter designed to be noticed and get attention.adverb
When you make sure that everyone is watching you as you go to the cookie jar and take a cookie, this is an example of a time when you conspicuously take a cookie.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Variant of conspicuous
- easy to see or perceive; obvious: a conspicuous billboard
- attracting attention by being unexpected, unusual, outstanding, or egregious; striking: conspicuous bravery, conspicuous folly
Origin: L conspicuus, open to view < conspicere, to look at, observe < com-, intens. + specere, see: see spy
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