eye candy
noun Date: 1981 something superficially attractive to look at

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  • Eye Candy — (deutsch wörtlich: ‚Augen Bonbon‘, sinngemäß: ‚Blickfang‘) ein salopp verwendeter Begriff, der eine effektbeladene grafische Aufmachung von ganzen grafischen Produkten oder einzelnen Gestaltungselementen bezeichnet. Einfaches Beispiel für Eye… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • eye-candy — also eye candy, attractive woman on a TV show, etc., by 1978, based on a metaphor also found in nose candy cocaine (1930) …   Etymology dictionary

  • eye candy — eye/mind candy American something that is intended to be pleasant to look at but has no real meaning. A lot of these books are little more than eye candy: cute photos with one line captions and that s about all …   New idioms dictionary

  • eye candy — When a person is very attractive, they can be described as eye candy sweet to look at! …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • eye candy — ☆ eye candy n. Slang a person or thing that is visually pleasing or superficially attractive and lacking depth of intellect or meaning * * * …   Universalium

  • eye candy — eye .candy n [U] informal someone or something that is attractive to look at, but is not serious or important …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • eye candy — eye ,candy noun uncount INFORMAL someone or something that is attractive or enjoyable to look at, but has no other valuable qualities …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • eye candy — ☆ eye candy n. Slang a person or thing that is visually pleasing or superficially attractive and lacking depth of intellect or meaning …   English World dictionary

  • Eye candy — The term Eye Candy or eye candy can refer to one of the following:*Visual appeal *Eye Candy (album), an album by Mis Teeq *Eye Candy, a plugin for Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Fireworks that adds new filter effects. *Eye Candy, an episode of the… …   Wikipedia

  • eye candy — noun visual images that are pleasing to see but are intellectually undemanding he wanted to put some eye candy on their web site • Hypernyms: ↑visual percept, ↑visual image * * * noun [noncount] informal : someone or something that is attractive… …   Useful english dictionary

  • eye candy — also eye candy N UNCOUNT Eye candy is used to refer to people or things that are attractive to look at but are not interesting in other ways. [INFORMAL] Back then, women on TV were mostly seen as eye candy... Animation has stopped being eye candy …   English dictionary

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