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English definition of “chocolate-box”

chocolate-box

adjective [before noun]     /ˈtʃɒk.lət.bɒks/ US  /ˈtʃɑːk.lət.bɑːks/ UK
describes something that looks very attractive , but is traditional and boring : a chocolate-box village AttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegantTedious and uninspiring
(Definition of chocolate-box adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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