(ahy brok-uh-lee) n. informal 1. Someone or something that is visually unattractive or hurtful to look at. Antonym of Eye Candy.
First used on the hit TV show How I Met Your Mother by Barney Stinson to describe Marshall Eriksen's homely assistant.
Barney: So, who's the eye broccoli?
Marshall: Hey, that's Iris, my new assistant. And yes, she is a little plain, but I'm married, so that's good.