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eye candy

A person or thing that is nice to look at, but has very little substance, meaning, or purpose. The film is filled to the brim with delightful eye candy, but there is no worthwhile plot or characters to do the visuals justice. His new boyfriend is a nice bit of eye candy, but you can tell there's not much happening upstairs.
See also: candy, eye

eye candy

n. someone or something worth looking at. (Compare to ear candy.) The dame is just eye candy! Her brain is occupied with hair and nails appointments, and strained to do even that!
See also: candy, eye
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Eye Candy is funded by the National Lottery through Arts Council England's Grants for the arts programme.
Among the new things currently stocked in Eye Candy is the By Malene Birger label.
Last week's birthday party aside, the Edinburgh branch of Eye Candy has been put into cold storage, as it seems the LA branch of the club is heating up.
Eye Candy landed a Flat handicap for McCarthy at Naas in July and finished third on his hurdling bow at Tipperary last month.
The Eye Candy Effects Collection includes full versions of five Alien Skin plug-in titles: Eye Candy 5: Impact, Eye Candy 5: Nature, Eye Candy 5: Textures, Xenofex 2, and Snap Art.
Paris-based artist Fafi is making a rare visit to Birmingham, where she will make a bespoke mural for Eye Candy.
London, November 15 (ANI): Jordan has reportedly left her cross dressing beau Alex Reid fretting after teasingly telling him that she hopes to find some eye candy on the reality show I'm A Celeb.
Eye Candy Caddies provides about 150 women who help out players for pounds 230 a round.
Martino and Miyata said the Kamikaze has been used as eye candy in the movie ``The Fast and the Furious 3,'' which has yet to be released.
Last winter, in the interest of promoting young talent (and to hype its new VVV Fox),Volkswagen hired 21 cutting-edge artists and art groups from all over the world to transform 61 rooms of the former Park Hotel, a conventional three-star hotel in central Copenhagen, into Hotel Fox (011-45-3313-3000), an affordably hip palace of wall-to-wall eye candy that opened in April.
Jamiroquai Bad girls White Label Tony plays at Eye Candy birthday party this Saturday with Alistair Whitehead, Howard Donald & Nejat Barton at Massa, Edinburgh and bi-weekly after.
For his part, Jonze works in some lovely Koyaanisqatsi-style set pie ces that distill such premodern concerns as the history of the universe and Darwin's The Origin of Species into bite-size eye candy.
This time Alice Evans was the eye candy, and while the show has been slated for being totally far-fetched and lacking in substance - Alice plays bored housewife Diane, who goes to Bologna and marries an Italian architect on the sly - it's no sillier than films like Sliding Doors or Notting Hill.
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