eye candy

noun
Updated on: 12 Dec 2017

Definition of eye candy

: something superficially attractive to look at

Examples of eye candy in a Sentence

  1. A lot of the material on their Web site is just eye candy.

  2. a fashionable portrait painter in his day, he is now regarded as a minor purveyor of eye candy

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First Known Use of eye candy

1978

eye candy Synonyms

Synonyms
candyfloss [British], cotton candy, tinsel
Related Words
window dressing; fluff, froth, gossamer; glitter, gloss

EYE CANDY Defined for English Language Learners

eye candy

noun

Definition of eye candy for English Language Learners

  • : someone or something that is attractive but is not serious or interesting



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