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eye candy

noun
1.
Slang. someone or something that is visually attractive or pleasing but is usually considered to lack worth or merit.
Origin of eye candy
1980-1985
1980-85
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British Dictionary definitions for eye-candy

eye candy

noun (informal)
1.
a person who is or people considered highly attractive to look at, often implying that they are but lacking in intelligence or depth
2.
something intended to be attractive to the eye without being demanding or contributing anything essential
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Contemporary definitions for eye-candy
noun

See arm candy

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Word Origin and History for eye-candy
n.

also eye candy, "attractive woman on a TV show, etc.," by 1978, based on a metaphor also found in nose candy "cocaine" (1930).

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Slang definitions & phrases for eye-candy

eye candy

noun

Something or someone very pleasant to look at: eye candy on campus

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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