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arm candy

noun [U] uk   informal us  
a very attractive person taken by another person to a social event in order to impress other people
Translations of “arm candy”
in Chinese (Traditional) (在社交場合充當別人伴侶的)美女,俊男…
in Chinese (Simplified) (在社交场合充当别人侣伴的)美女,俊男…
(Definition of arm candy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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