eyegasm

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

eye +‎ -gasm

Noun[edit]

eyegasm (plural eyegasms)

  1. (informal) A feeling of pleasure derived from a sight.
    • 2008, Jerry Washington Ward, The Katrina Papers: A Journal of Trauma and Recovery, Uno Press (2008), ISBN 9780972814331, page 86:
      You have been near the Grand Canyon. You did not have time during your last visit to Arizona to have the eyegasm of viewing this natural wonder.
  2. (informal) A sight that is a pleasure to behold.
    • 2006, Tim Phelps (with Sam Radoff), Up in Flames: The Art of Flame Painting, Motorbooks (2006), ISBN 9780760323342, page 85:
      "All I remember is those cars and the candy-red and pearl-white paint jobs. What an eyegasm."

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