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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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