eye candy

noun
visual images that are pleasing to see but are intellectually undemanding
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he wanted to put some eye candy on their web site

Hypernyms: ↑visual percept, ↑visual image

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noun [noncount]
informal : someone or something that is attractive but is not serious or interesting

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

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ˈeye candy 7 [eye candy] noun uncountable (informal)
a person or thing that is attractive but not intelligent or useful

Her first step to fame was as eye candy, delivering the weather on breakfast TV.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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