Usage examples for eyesores

  1. Probably there was not one of the million or so child- and- cat eyesores at present in existence which she would not have liked. – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  2. Now the eyesores of the squalid town were hidden from critical sight, and the alluring softness and mystery of an ancient Spanish city made one forget the almost unforgetable. – Bring Me His Ears by Clarence E. Mulford
  3. It stands to reason that a man who's responsible for all the largest new eyesores in London would impress any corporation. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett
  4. To- day, in company with the Americans, they build iron and steel abominations which are eyesores which no amount of utility will ever induce one to really admire. – Castles and Chateaux of Old Touraine and the Loire Country by Francis Miltoun
  5. Such eyesores as one finds on the trolley- lines in any direction! – The Cost of Shelter by Ellen H. Richards
  6. No; you won't find those eyesores any more; we're as moral a State to- day as any in the Union. – Notes of an Itinerant Policeman by Josiah Flynt
  7. The spark of envy in every community which had lain dormant as long as the Grants were novelties, sprung into life at their unwonted prosperity, and the gaily painted store and fanciful cottage became eyesores to more than one. – Idle Hour Stories by Eugenia Dunlap Potts
  8. The neutral territory and the tripartite municipality of Apia were eyesores to the German consulate and Brandeis. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  9. The scenery is utterly spoilt by these ugly eyesores. – Vanishing England by P. H. Ditchfield
  10. But the slightest cover of snow will bury the eyesores. – Over Prairie Trails by Frederick Philip Grove
  11. It would be so delightful to see the old eyesores replaced by really artistic pictures. – The Daughters of a Genius by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey