[ UK /ˈa‍ɪsɔː/ ]
[ US /ˈaɪˌsɔɹ/ ]
  1. something very ugly and offensive
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How To Use eyesore In A Sentence

  • It is a still a point of hot debate with skiers as to whether Les Arcs is a work of architectural genius, or simply a hideous alpine eyesore.
  • Was it an eyesore or an artwork of international repute? Times, Sunday Times
  • It worries them that many vintage structures, both vernacular and colonial, are being changed unsympathetically, resulting in eyesores, even on King Street.
  • One of these was, that he called Aegina "the eyesore of the Peiraeus," and that "he saw war coming upon Athens from Peloponnesus. Plutarch's Lives, Volume I
  • Surely, for £10 million, we could build the new police station with quality stone features instead of a boring square that will look a dirty, streaky eyesore within three years.
  • In the early nineties the quarry was an ugly eyesore on the local landscape with plant equipment visible for miles around and emissions of white dust across the local countryside commonplace.
  • Officers have recommended the scheme should be refused on the grounds it would be unneighbourly and an eyesore.
  • On the other hand, a patch of open land can also become a problem and an eyesore, taken over by the local yobs as their hang-out or used as a dumping ground by people who can't be bothered to dispose of their rubbish properly.
  • Director: Martin Ginestie An investigation into the debate surrounding the fate of Robin Hood Gardens, controversial East London housing estate described as a dilapidated concrete eyesore by some and a masterpiece in Brutalist architecture by others. indieWIRE News
  • Council bosses have branded the garden of his six-bed semi an eyesore and have ordered him to clean it up.
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