American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Informal Someone or something that is visually attractive or pleasing to look at.
- n. US, idiomatic A very attractive person or persons, or the salient visible physical attributes of same.
- n. US, idiomatic Any object or sight with considerable visual appeal.
- n. visual images that are pleasing to see but are intellectually undemanding
- Metaphor first recorded in 1984. Derivative from "nose candy"? (first used in 1930). (Wiktionary)
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