Definition of eyesore
: something offensive to view the old factory has become an eyesore
Examples of eyesore in a Sentence
The shack is a real eyesore.
the old abandoned house was a neighborhood eyesore
Recent Examples of eyesore from the Web
Life will go on, regardless of whether the president adds an extra foot or two of barbed wire to the eyesore that already stretches across several hundred miles of Texas, Arizona, and California.
Those promises, however, were aimed less at the putative beneficiaries than at those in the more developed parts of the city, who consider ger districts an eyesore.
And, of course, New Jersey's stalemate has resulted in an intolerable situation that is making an eyesore out of the state's beaches.
Say goodbye to one of the biggest eyesores on Independence Boulevard: A slowly crumbling retail center that’s long been mostly vacant is set for redevelopment.
To hard-core environmentalists, oil platforms are hideous eyesores that serve as mute reminders humans are raiding Mother Earth's resources and polluting her atmosphere.
Political correctness has prevented those who see the area as an eyesore and defacing of government property from speaking out about it.
If there isn't enough local private financial support for this eyesore it should be torn down.
Neighbors complained that these buildings are eyesores and attract far more cars than the number of parking spaces provided, all of which degrades the area.
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First Known Use of eyesore
EYESORE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of eyesore for English Language Learners
: an ugly object or building
EYESORE Defined for Kids
Definition of eyesore for Students
: something that looks ugly That empty building is an eyesore.
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