eyesore eyesore  /ˈaɪ ˌsɔr/

Definition(s):

  • (n) something very ugly and offensive

Usage(s):

  1. They were an eyesore, she says, but more offensive was the fact that their owners dumped garbage and washed dishes in the lakes.
  2. The ubiquitous thin white bag has moved squarely beyond eyesore into the realm of public nuisance, a symbol of waste and excess and the incremental destruction of nature.
  3. Although hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent, the stench persists and the bay remains a stinking eyesore.

News

  1. Bristol Borough council president proposes plans to replace Wood Street eyesore with single family homes

    BRISTOL BOROUGH - A longstanding eyesore on Wood Street will be transformed into a housing development that will include five single-family homes on 50-foot by 100-foot lots. The builder is borough Council President Ralph DiGuiseppe, who presented the plans to the council Monday night.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Bristol Pilot

  2. Councilwoman, others discuss future of vacant "eyesore"

    An area school has become an eyesore for neighbors, and now a councilwoman is asking for feedback on what should be the next step for the property.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: KCTV 5 Kansas City

  3. Hotel eyesore could be coming down

    A major eyesore that damages the reputation of Petersburg as a historic city making an economic comeback may soon be coming down. Residents have been asking the city for years to do something about a blighted hotel marking the gateway to the city at Exit
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Petersburg Progress-Index

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Quotes

  1. "We are very lucky to have faith-based groups to fill the void that government has let happen," said Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz. "We want to move forward on a project on a vacant lot that is an eyesore."
    on Feb 24, 2010 By: Sam Katz Source: Winnipeg Free Press

  2. "Zimbabwe remains an eyesore on the African continent," Kenya's Odinga told reporters in Washington.
    on Jun 18, 2008 By: Raila Odinga Source: AFP

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