sight for sore eyes


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sight for sore eyes

Fig. a welcome sight. Oh, am I glad to see you here! You're a sight for sore eyes. I'm sure hungry. This meal is a sight for sore eyes.
See also: eye, sight, sore

sight for sore eyes

Informal
One whom it is a relief or joy to see.
See also: eye, sight, sore
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