(English Reading Level: Beginner; definitions are at the bottom of this blog post.)
‘Easy On The Eyes’ is a phrase that means because a man is handsome, he is easy to look at in contrast to being difficult to look at because he was unattractive. This phrase is not very common and is mostly said by older adults in the United States.
Sample Sentences for Context
- His appearance is very easy on the eyes.
- I think she will find him attractive because he is easy on the eyes.
Here are a few vocabulary words for beginners who read this blog post. Please remember that in English, some words may have more than one meaning. These definitions will only apply to how the words were used in this blog post.
- Handsome (adjective) – In American culture, this word is usually used to speak of a very beautiful man.
- ‘In Contrast’ – a phrase that means ‘opposed to’ or ‘opposite from’
- Unattractive (adjective) – used to speak of someone that you don’t believe is very beautiful
- Context (noun) – English words often have more than one meaning for the same word. Knowing the ‘context’ of an English word helps you to understand which meaning is being used for the word in a sentence. ‘Context’ is the information around the word such the beginning of the sentence, the end of the sentence, and even the paragraph where the word was used may all help you to know the meaning of that word.
- Appearance (noun) – the way someone or something looks
- Attractive (adjective) – used to speak of someone that is very beautiful