a very attractive person who accompanies someone on a date, as at a public event, but is not romantically involved with that person.
“The idea of getting matched with men looking for arm candy was not my style,” she says.
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a companion chosen for their physical beauty, esp. as chosen by a celebrity for attending a social event; cf. eye candy
Benjamin Bratt made good arm candy for Julia Roberts.
similar to ‘ear candy’ and ‘eye candy’
a band of leather or other material worn about the wrist or lower part of the for protection and support. Archery. 2 . Historical Examples For this armguard a piece of thin leather, laced closely at the back of the forearm, answers very well. The Theory and Practice of Archery Horace Ford
an opening in a garment, for the arm. Historical Examples In the 31st and 51st rows, k the 6th and 7th st from the armhole edge together to decrease a little to shape for the waist. Needlework Economies Various Measure the width of chest from side to side, just at the armhole in front. Clothing […]
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the upper limb of the human body, especially the part extending from the shoulder to the wrist. the upper limb from the shoulder to the elbow. the forelimb of any vertebrate. some part of an organism like or likened to an arm. any armlike part or attachment, as the of a phonograph. a covering for […]
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arm it verb phrase To convey a customer and collect the fare without using the meter; highflag, ride the arm [Cabdrivers; fr original vertical arm of the taxi meter, turned horizontal to start the meter]