follow Dictionary.com

What does Boxing Day have to do with boxing?

arresting

[uh-res-ting] /əˈrɛs tɪŋ/
adjective
1.
attracting or capable of attracting attention or interest; striking:
an arresting smile.
2.
making or having made an arrest:
the arresting officer.
Origin
Related forms
arrestingly, adverb
nonarresting, adjective
unarresting, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for non-arresting

arresting

/əˈrɛstɪŋ/
adjective
1.
attracting attention; striking
Derived Forms
arrestingly, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for non-arresting

arresting

n.

early 15c., "action of stopping" someone or something, verbal noun from arrest (v.).

adj.

"striking, that captures the imagination," 1792, present participle adjective from arrest (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for arresting

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for non

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with non-arresting