Definition of 'eyesore'
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Its energy policy makes us build lines of eyesore windmills which cost a bomb. The Sun (2016)Don't let your feet become an eyesore. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Variety called it 'an eyesore for anyone above the age of ten '. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That view is not shared by local residents who objected on the grounds that it was 'an eyesore '. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I have a picture where you can see a pile of old mattresses in one corner; the whole thing had become an eyesore. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He told of his fears the site would become an eyesore - like one he put up with next to his farm for 30 years. The Sun (2009)
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Used Occasionally. eyesore is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'eyesore'
British English: eyesore NOUN
You describe a building or place as an eyesore when it is extremely ugly and you dislike it or disapprove of it.
Poverty leads to slums, which are an eyesore and a health hazard.
Definition of eyesore from the Collins English Dictionary
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