not be much to look at


not be much to look at
(not) be much to look at informal to not be attractive.

She's not much to look at, but she's got a lovely personality.


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  • not much to look at — (informal) Plain, unattractive • • • Main Entry: ↑look * * * not much to look at informal : not physically attractive The restaurant isn t much to look at, but the food is good. The dog isn t much to look at, but he s a great hunting dog. • • •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • not much to look at — not attractive. The school dormitories weren t much to look at – just concrete blocks with windows …   New idioms dictionary

  • be much to look at — (not) be much to look at informal to not be attractive. She s not much to look at, but she s got a lovely personality …   New idioms dictionary

  • much — much1 W1S1 [mʌtʃ] adv 1.) by a great amount much better/greater/easier etc ▪ Henry s room is much bigger than mine. ▪ These shoes are much more comfortable. ▪ I m feeling very much better, thank you. much too big/old etc ▪ He was driving much too …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Look — (l[oo^]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Looked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Looking}.] [OE. loken, AS. l[=o]cian; akin to G. lugen, OHG. luog[=e]n.] 1. To direct the eyes for the purpose of seeing something; to direct the eyes toward an object; to observe with the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • much — [much] adj. more, most [ME muche < muchel, large, much < OE mycel, large in size or quantity < IE base * meĝ(h) , large > Gr megas, L magnus] 1. Obs. many in number 2. great in quantity, amount, degree, etc. adv. more, most …   English World dictionary

  • (not) get a look-in — (not) get/have a ˈlook in idiom (BrE, informal) (not) to get a chance to take part or succeed in sth • She talks so much that nobody else can get a look in. • …   Useful english dictionary

  • (not) have a look-in — (not) get/have a ˈlook in idiom (BrE, informal) (not) to get a chance to take part or succeed in sth • She talks so much that nobody else can get a look in. • …   Useful english dictionary