American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Something, such as a distressed building, that is unpleasant or offensive to view.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sore upon or near the eye, as at the corner of the eye or upon an eyelid.
- n. Hence Something offensive to the eye or sight.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Something offensive to the eye or sight; a blemish.
- n. something very ugly and offensive
“This eyesore is just plain stupid, and sullies the surrounding environment.”
“Many of them have been duped into thinking that what they are wearing, though an eyesore, is fashionable.”
“What would be the cost of removing and scrapping the millions of junk automobiles in eyesore heaps on the outskirts of cities and towns all over our country?”
“This eyesore is in Mississauga near my parents’ house in an otherwise low-rise neighbourhood.”
“If the house becomes a long-term eyesore, it could negatively affect neighborhood property values.”
“It also renewed attention on the Bowker Overpass, a 1960s relic that some neighbors and officials call an eyesore that should be removed.”
“No one was in the home, which neighbors called an "eyesore", when the fire broke out, just before 2 a.m.”
“She was also upset about the "eyesore" in his back yard, piled high with rubbish, including a bike and old chairs, and boxes.”
“Last week he took out a full-page ad on the back of The Villager blaming local politicians for the looming "eyesore" of P.S.”
“On the other hand, she would hardly grieve over the instantaneous disappearance of the "eyesore," with its rusty truck and bothersome livestock.”
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