eye candy


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eye candy

n. Informal
Someone or something that is visually attractive or pleasing to look at.

eye candy

n
1. a person who is or people considered highly attractive to look at, often with the implication that they are lacking in intelligence or depth
2. something intended to be attractive to the eye without being demanding or contributing anything essential

eye′ can`dy



n.
Slang. someone or something that is visually attractive or pleasing but usually lacks worth or merit.
[1980–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eye candy - visual images that are pleasing to see but are intellectually undemandingeye candy - visual images that are pleasing to see but are intellectually undemanding; "he wanted to put some eye candy on their web site"
visual percept, visual image - a percept that arises from the eyes; an image in the visual system
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This aspect of Eye Candy resulted from a conversation between Mark and city-based Column Arts Willian Agency founder William Astbury who is one of the festival's leading contributors.
The Eye Candy Collection covers wearable daytime looks to bold and vibrant evening shades.
It is a dramatic film based on human values and I am looking forward to working with the team at Eye Candy Films," added Majidi, who plans to visit India next month to finalise locations and cast of the film.
Some of the pieces that will be launched have been specially designed for Eye Candy and Misha Daud, owner of the boutique, said she also hopes to have some new abayas and other items in the store.
Alien Skin Software is an appropriate name for a company whose Eye Candy packages let you impart strange and sometimes wondrous special effects.
And despite the dreary future that ``Galactica'' postulates, the show boasts plenty of eye candy with Grace Park, Katee Sackoff and Kandyse McClure.
Eye Candy 5: Impact lets you alter a photo to simulate the look of chrome, brushed metal, glass, bevels, shadows, and reflections.
James is a highly regarded critic as well as a painter, and he simply knows too much to make eye candy.
No, we haven't suddenly dropped our strict standards with the Eye Candy blog at http://eyecandy-webcandy.
Visual eye candy compiled by Steve Crist from the archives of the "Polaroid Collections of Photography" are presented in The Polaroid Book, a delightful display highly recommended for photography collections at the college and public library levels.
Heck, we might even start seeing creepy Marilyn Manson as eye candy in future.