Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Prominent

Prominent

  1. Standing out, or projecting, beyond the line surface of something; jutting; protuberant; in high relief; as, a prominent figure on a vase.
  2. Hence; Distinctly manifest; likely to attract attention from its size or position; conspicuous; as, a prominent feature of the face; a prominent building.
  3. Eminent; distinguished above others; as, a prominent character.

Prominent Quotations

The conception that, instead of this, contemporary society is at or near a turning point is very prominent in the views of a school of social scientists who, though they are still comparatively few, are getting more and more of a hearing.
Talcott Parsons

Not one black man is prominent in Brazil. The Negroes there are still at the bottom.
Malcolm X

The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be.
Lao Tzu

Far more thought and care go into the composition of any prominent ad in a newspaper or magazine than go into the writing of their features and editorials.
Marshall McLuhan

Early to bed and early to rise is a bad rule for anyone who wishes to become acquainted with our most prominent and influential people.
George Ade
More "Prominent" Quotations

Prominent Translations

prominent in German is Prominente
prominent in Spanish is prominente
Copyright © 2001 - 2015 BrainyQuote