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eyesore Line breaks: eye|sore
Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪsɔː/

Definition of eyesore in English:


A thing that is very ugly, especially a building: the office crumbled into an eyesore
More example sentences
  • At a time when Ireland is so wealthy, the excuses for building those eyesores are gone.
  • In most cases, the rules are in place to ensure everyone can appreciate their homes and surroundings without the detrimental impact of unlawful buildings, developments or eyesores.
  • With many of the old eyesores now disappearing from sight more effort will be called for to really get the town looking its best for the spring, summer and autumn.
ugly sight, blot (on the landscape), mess, scar, blight, disfigurement, blemish, defacement, defect, monstrosity, horror, carbuncle, excrescence, atrocity, disgrace, ugliness
informalsight, fright

Words that rhyme with eyesore

Warsaw • bowsaw

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