aesthetically challenged

aesthetically challenged

Distinctly unattractive or unpleasant to the eye; homely. A euphemistic and humorously politically correct term, usually said of a person. Primarily heard in UK. Deborah's new boyfriend is a bit aesthetically challenged, but she loves him and I guess that's all that counts.
See also: challenged
References in periodicals archive ?
Wishee Washee (Charlie Richmond) joins the aesthetically challenged Twankey as a cracking foil for laughs.
Peppered with foul-mouthed insults, it described James, 48, as "an old, aesthetically challenged guy with no teeth but an unbelievable amount of confidence".
IT looked like poor old Cinders wasn't going to the ball after all - but for once it had nothing to do with a woeful wardrobe or two aesthetically challenged siblings tearing up her invitation.
Men, on the other hand, can get away with relative anonymity as far as their looks are concerned, unless someone is excessively aesthetically challenged, either hygienically or sartorially (e.
So if you're an aesthetically challenged wealthy man and you're approached by a beautiful woman, beware.
The 14-year-old Chinese crested and Chihuahua mix beat almost 50 aesthetically challenged canines to the crown.
But aesthetically challenged members are so outraged at the move that the website's operators have been forced to set up a counselling line to help them deal with the rejection.
Verdict Still aesthetically challenged SHEEPSKIN RATING ***
From necessities to accessories, Craig can help even the most aesthetically challenged look amazing.
There are so many that deserve the chop - but none more than the aesthetically challenged, and now empty, Scala House opposite our hotel
In a deviation from the norm, it's the aesthetically challenged ones that are doing well.
Don't get sucked into another aesthetically challenged development.
Because the MTA board, enthusiastically encouraged by chairman and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, is selling out the city's already aesthetically challenged visage by offering every flat surface up for paid sponsorship.
Indeed, numerous scientific studies over the years have claimed that pretty people receive more attention from their parents, teachers and friends than their aesthetically challenged counterparts.
It doesn't say a lot for taste though as the contest was eventually won by the aesthetically challenged Michelle McManus.