be not much to look at

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be not much to look at

A euphemism to describe someone deemed physically unattractive. Jack's a nice guy, he's just not much to look at, you know?
See also: look, much, not

not be much to ˈlook at

(informal) not be very attractive: The boat is not much to look at but it’s easy to sail.He’s not much to look at, but he’s got a great sense of humour.
See also: look, much, not