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Important-looking   /ɪmpˈɔrtənt-lˈʊkɪŋ/   Listen

Impressive in appearance.

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"Important-looking" Quotes from Famous Books

... Hong Kong there was a surprise. Some officials at the port appeared to recognize Sky-High, and brought to him an important-looking mail which he received with a sudden dignity. He also was paid attentions from notable Chinese people, such as servants would ...
— Little Sky-High - The Surprising Doings of Washee-Washee-Wang • Hezekiah Butterworth

... front of the largest and most important-looking of these new edifices, and said, holding out her hand: "Here I am, once more. ...
— The Damnation of Theron Ware • Harold Frederic

... the audience by the leader of the orchestra. As soon as the singing began, Pohlenz took his place at the conductor's desk; he belonged to the type of fat and pleasant musical directors, and was a great favourite with the Leipzig public. He used to come on the platform with a very important-looking blue baton ...
— My Life, Volume I • Richard Wagner

... committed murder. You would not be hanged then," answered the chief warden, a young but very important-looking man with medals on his chest. "You committed murder, yet you do not want to ...
— The Seven who were Hanged • Leonid Andreyev

... going off at a tangent. "He'll catch it! And there—you see?—that tall, important-looking man trying to catch the eye of the Lord God, that's the Duke. But there's a lot of ...
— The Country of the Blind, And Other Stories • H. G. Wells

Words linked to "Important-looking" :   impressive

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