Definition of cynosure noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

cynosure

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈsaɪnəʃʊr//
 
, NAmE//ˈsɪnəʃʊr//
 
[singular](formal)
 
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a person or thing that is the center of attention Ruth was the cynosure of all eyes.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: cynosure