chocolate–box

adjective

Definition of chocolate–box

  1. :  superficially pretty or sentimental

Origin and Etymology of chocolate–box

from the pictures formerly commonly seen on boxes of chocolates


First Known Use: 1892


CHOCOLATE–BOX Defined for English Language Learners

chocolate–box

adjective

Definition of chocolate–box for English Language Learners

  • : pretty in a way that seems too perfect to be true or real


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