easy on the eyes

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easy on the eyes (comparative more easy on the eyes, superlative most easy on the eyes)

  1. (idiomatic) Physically attractive; beautiful.
    • 1922, P. G. Wodehouse, "The Coming of Gowf" in The Clicking of Cuthbert:
      Truly was this maiden, as his Chamberlain had said, noticeably easy on the eyes. Her beauty was as water in the desert, as fire on a frosty night, as diamonds, rubies, pearls, sapphires, and amethysts.
    • 1998 Jan. 23, Stephen Holden, "Ukrainian Patient: A Romance In the Rain" (film review of Swept from the Sea), New York Times (retrieved 2 Oct 2013):
      Those lovers, played by Vincent Perez and Rachel Weisz, are certainly easy on the eyes, but their romantic chemistry is tentative at best.