be much to look at


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

  • 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 …   New idioms dictionary

  • much — /much/, adj., more, most, n., adv., more, most. adj. 1. great in quantity, measure, or degree: too much cake. n. 2. a great quantity, measure, or degree: Much of his research was unreliable. 3. a great, important, or notable thing or matter: The… …   Universalium

  • 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

  • look — look1 W1S1 [luk] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(see)¦ 2¦(search)¦ 3¦(seem)¦ 4¦(appearance)¦ 5 look daggers at somebody 6 look somebody up and down 7 look somebody in the eye 8 look down your nose at somebody/something 9 look the other way …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • look — 1 /lUk/ verb 1 SEE (I) to turn your eyes towards something, so that you can see it: Sorry, I didn t see I wasn t looking. | If you look carefully you can see that the painting represents a naked man. (+ at): It s time we left, Ian said, looking… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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 at — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms look at : present tense I/you/we/they look at he/she/it looks at present participle looking at past tense looked at past participle looked at 1) look at someonesomething to direct your eyes towards someone or… …   English dictionary

  • look — look1 [ luk ] verb *** ▸ 1 direct eyes at someone/something ▸ 2 search for someone/something ▸ 3 have an appearance ▸ 4 seem ▸ 5 for saying how likely ▸ 6 making someone pay attention ▸ 7 face a direction ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive to direct… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English