Definition of distracting in English:

distracting

adjective

  • Preventing concentration or diverting attention; disturbing.

    ‘she found his nearness distracting’
    • ‘The color of your clothes or the paint on your buckler can be equally distracting.’
    • ‘Becoming overly upset about a single ball can be very distracting.’
    • ‘The very loud conversation going on next to me is very distracting.’
    • ‘Even with the sound turned off, television is distracting.’
    • ‘Second, some of the fonts encountered are more distracting than useful.’
    • ‘The use of shadows in particular is enchanting without being distracting.’
    • ‘I found the guitar accompaniment was often distracting from the lyrics.’
    • ‘Miss Elizabeth Bennet was far too distracting to be allowed to remain at Netherfield.’
    • ‘Oddly, none of the other images are felt to be equally distracting.’
    • ‘I am concerned that reading during a procedure is distracting.’
    • ‘Having lots of other stuff in the background is distracting.’
    • ‘There is some softness to the image that becomes a bit distracting at times.’
    • ‘I think the audience finds it a distracting piece of information.’
    • ‘Unfortunately, that distracting arrow follows you around like a Labrador puppy.’
    • ‘I found working in Great Britain very distracting.’
    • ‘This is partly due to the fact that the proposition is not distracting.’
    • ‘One could imagine that the light from the displays would be distracting to others in the audience.’
    • ‘At my last work I shared an office with four people and I didn't find them distracting at all.’
    • ‘She prefers the silence and solitude of the field to the distracting quick pace of urban living.’
    • ‘Edge effects are present from time to time, but they are not distracting.’

Pronunciation

distracting

/dɪˈstraktɪŋ/