What does easy on the eyes mean?

 

Idiom Meaning:

physically attractive

 

Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:

 

Spider-Man 3 (2007)

Time of Scene: 00:29:30

Mary Jane Watson: The review.

Peter Parker: Oh!

Mary Jane Watson: They hated it. They hated me.

Peter Parker: Well, they can’t hate you.

Mary Jane Watson: The young Miss Watson is a pretty girl, easy on the eyes, but not on the ears. Her small voice didn’t carry past the first row.

Peter Parker: That’s ridiculous! I was right there.

Mary Jane Watson: You were in the first row.

Peter Parker: Yeah, but that’s… listen. You were great. That’s a critic. This is something you’re gonna have to get used to. Believe me, I know. Spider-Man gets attacked all the time.

Mary Jane Watson: This isn’t about you. This is about me. It’s about my career.

Peter Parker: I know, and I’m just saying, you can’t let it, you can’t let it bring you down. You just gotta believe in yourself and you pull yourself together. You get right back on the horse.

Mary Jane Watson: Don’t give me the horse thing! Try to understand how I feel.Β It’s just, I look at these words, and it’s like my father wrote them.

 

Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)

Time of Scene: 00:29:00

Cindy Nelson: What are you talking about?

Laura Nelson: Last night, I hear everybody talking about how Keith has asked this girl out.

Cindy Nelson: No way.

Laura Nelson: Check it out. This girl is popular, she’s beautiful… and obviously in the middle of some emotional shootout to consent to date the human tater tot. What did you do to her, Keith? Threaten her life?

Keith Nelson: I just asked her out.

Laura Nelson: Well, her boyfriend’s a man, for Christ’s sake.

Carol Nelson: Hey, hey, hey.

Laura Nelson: He’s extensively easy on the eyes, he’s a total buck, and you’re – you’re… Keith.

Carol Nelson: Is she nice?

Laura Nelson: Mother, the girl is sex.

Cindy Nelson: For God’s sake, I’m eating!

Cliff Nelson: Glad you got time to think about the girls. Between the girls and your art kick, you have no time for anything important. You’ll be dead and buried before you get off your butt and apply to a college.

Laura Nelson: Ease up, Dad. Any fool can get into a college. Only a precious few may say the same about Amanda Jones. Am I wrong?

 

Only Angels Have Wings (1939)

Time of Scene: 00:06:40

Bonnie Lee: Well, what are you lookin’ at? What’s the matter with me?

Joe Souther: Nothing. Oh, you’re sure easy on the eyes.

Les Peters: Oh, you mug, you heard me use that two weeks ago.

Bonnie Lee: Well, it still sounds good anyway.

 

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