Chocolate Box

chocolate-box

[chaw-kuh-lit-boks, chok-uh-, chawk-lit-, chok-]
adjective
excessively decorative and sentimental, as the pictures or designs on some boxes of chocolate candy; prettified: decorous, chocolate-box paintings of Victorian garden parties.

Origin:
1900–05

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chocolate-box
 
n
informal (modifier) sentimentally pretty or appealing

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