See also: eye-candy
Metaphor first recorded in 1984. Derivative from "nose candy"? (first used in 1930).
- (US, figuratively) A very attractive person or persons, or the salient visible physical attributes of same.
- I'm going to the beach to check out some eye candy.
- (US, figuratively) Any object or sight with considerable visual appeal.
- The computer graphics added lots of eye candy to that movie.
- (person): For semantic relationships of this sense, see beautiful person in the Thesaurus.
- (object or sight):
- (person): For semantic relationships of this sense, see ugly person in the Thesaurus.
- (object or sight): eyesore