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I believe it starts with み and is something like 'only has an eye for beauty', but it's been a long time since I used it. I believe it's a kanji compound.

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You're probably thinking of the word menkui (面食い).

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Nailed it, thank you! –  SLC Nov 3 '12 at 0:58
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If you're sure about み, it could be 見た目重視, or maybe some other phrase starting with 見た目.

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