Stand out like a sore thumb

Stand out like a sore thumb
be prominent or conspicuous

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • stand out like a sore thumb — stick/stand/out like a sore thumb phrase to be very noticeable because of being different Any stranger to the town sticks out like a sore thumb. Thesaurus: to be different from somethingsynonym to be, or to become obvious or noticeablesynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • stand out like a sore thumb — stand/stick out like a sore thumb if someone or something sticks out like a sore thumb, everyone notices them because they are very different from the other people or things around them. Everyone else was in jeans and casual gear and I had my… …   New idioms dictionary

  • stand out like a sore thumb — ► stand (or stick) out like a sore thumb be quite obviously different. Main Entry: ↑sore …   English terms dictionary

  • stick/stand out like a sore thumb — informal : to be very noticeable in usually a bad way I wasn t wearing the right clothes for the party, and I stuck out like a sore thumb. • • • Main Entry: ↑sore …   Useful english dictionary

  • stand (or stick) out like a sore thumb — be quite obviously different. → sore …   English new terms dictionary

  • stick out like a sore thumb — (informal) To be painfully obvious, noticeable, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑sore * * * stick/stand/out like a sore thumb phrase to be very noticeable because of being different Any stranger to the town sticks out like a sore thumb …   Useful english dictionary

  • stick out like a sore thumb — stand/stick out like a sore thumb if someone or something sticks out like a sore thumb, everyone notices them because they are very different from the other people or things around them. Everyone else was in jeans and casual gear and I had my… …   New idioms dictionary

  • stick out like a sore thumb — ► stand (or stick) out like a sore thumb be quite obviously different. Main Entry: ↑sore …   English terms dictionary

  • stand out like a sore thumb — Australian Slang be prominent or conspicuous …   English dialects glossary

  • stand out — Syn: be noticeable, be visible, be obvious, be conspicuous, stick out, attract attention, catch the eye, leap out; informal stick/stand out a mile, stick/stand out like a sore thumb …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

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