What does the word prominent mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Prominently.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Jutting out; projecting; conspicuous; eminent.

Usage examples for prominent

  1. Crawford had been so prominent a man, so popular, and, except in his last and fatal expedition, such an efficient leader that his sudden taking off was almost a national calamity. – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  2. One of the most prominent theories, the " bar" theory, suggests that deposition may have taken place in a bay separated from the sea by a bar. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith