Definition of chocolate-box in English:

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chocolate-box

Pronunciation:

adjective

British
(Of a view or picture) pretty in a conventional or idealized way: chocolate-box cottages lining narrow streets
More example sentences
  • This book celebrates that diversity in over 140 superb photographs that go beyond the traditional chocolate-box images to delve deeper into the fundamental character of the Lakes.
  • These traditional cottages are not only chocolate-box pretty, they also provide good levels of natural insulation - but don't forget the repair and renewal costs
  • The chocolate-box image of Mozart as a little miracle can be promptly banged on the head.

Origin

From the use of attractive images to decorate boxes of chocolates.

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