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Meaning of chocolate-box

choc•o•late-box

Pronunciation: (chô'ku-lit-boks", chok'u-, chôk'lit-, chok'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. excessively decorative and sentimental, as the pictures or designs on some boxes of chocolate candy; prettified: decorous, chocolate-box paintings of Victorian garden parties.
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