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English definition of “be no oil painting”

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be no oil painting

UK humorous
to not be attractive: She's no oil painting but she's got an attractive personality.
Translations of “be no oil painting”
in Chinese (Traditional) 相貌平平,其貌不揚…
in Chinese (Simplified) 相貌平平,其貌不扬…
(Definition of be no oil painting from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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