arm candy

arm candy

Slang.
a very attractive person who accompanies someone on a date, as at a public event, but is not romantically involved with that person.

Origin:
1990–95

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Main Entry:  arm candy
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a companion chosen for their physical beauty, esp. as chosen by a celebrity for attending a social event; cf. eye candy
Example:  Benjamin Bratt made good arm candy for Julia Roberts.
Etymology:  similar to 'ear candy' and 'eye candy'
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