Usage examples for eyesore

  1. It stood as firm as ever; but it was not an eyesore to Shenac now. – Shenac's Work at Home by Margaret Murray Robertson
  2. Here was a fence which had been an eyesore to her for two or three years! – Mrs. Cliff's Yacht by Frank R. Stockton
  3. The mill itself is an eyesore ought to have been removed long ago. – To Him That Hath A Novel Of The West Of Today by Ralph Connor
  4. We call it our eyesore and it is the eye of our destiny. – Yellow-Cap and Other Fairy-Stories For Children by Julian Hawthorne
  5. " Because I had to take the rake and smooth out the footmarks, as was a eyesore to a gardener who takes a pride in his place," said John with a satisfied smile. – The Mynns' Mystery by George Manville Fenn
  6. They had to carry all the rubbish away to some distance, for it would not do to leave it near the cave to be an eyesore during the happy days that they meant to spend there. – Ethel Morton's Enterprise by Mabell S.C. Smith
  7. The officers disliked him because he was an eyesore to them; the N. C. O. 's hated him because he gave them endless trouble; and the men had shown their distrust of his personal cleanliness by ducking him in a horse- trough more than once. – Servants of the Guns by Jeffery E. Jeffery
  8. That iron roof's nothing but an eyesore and you might have a couple of beds of geraniums there and improve the look of your front. – Here and Hereafter by Barry Pain
  9. The fluttering stings were an eyesore to her ever after, and, passing and repassing, she would give them a spiteful jerk, as much to say, " There is that confounded yarn that gave me so much trouble." – Wake-Robin by John Burroughs
  10. They were the greatest possible eyesore and they had no right to be in that neighbourhood at all. – The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield
  11. The stables in which the general's horses were bestowed were in themselves beautifully tidy, but outside, immediately beside the door, was a great heap of manure and rotten straw, the accumulation of years, which was an eyesore to the new groom, who took immediate measures for removing it. – In Direst Peril by David Christie Murray
  12. Why, the place has been an eyesore to the whole neighborhood, the resort of poaching, thieving rascals; by gad, if my brother George had gone down there I don't know what would have happened! – Colonel Thorndyke's Secret by G. A. Henty
  13. Nor is the partly built house going to ruin because incomplete, or the well useless because it has not been sunk deep enough, an eyesore to him. – India and the Indians by Edward F. Elwin
  14. It is also undeniable that, however small and white, Chaucer's London was not clean, even to the outward eye; and that the exclusive passion for Gothic buildings is to some extent a mere modern fashion, as it was the fashion two hundred years ago to consider them a positive eyesore – Chaucer and His England by G. G. Coulton
  15. And the eyesore on that lot now will come down. – The Depot Master by Joseph C. Lincoln
  16. Of course it was his son- in- law, the preacher, who had done this, as the sight of the bush had always been an eyesore to him. – Jerusalem by Selma Lagerlöf
  17. Naturally the dwelling of James Gracie was an eyesore to this man, being visible from not a few of his windows, and from almost anywhere on the private road to his house; for decidedly it was not tidy. – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  18. Sooner or later the greater part of them become a costly burden upon the community, and an eyesore to humanity. – London's Underworld by Thomas Holmes