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Meaning of BEAUTY

Pronunciation:  'byootee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the qualities that give pleasure to the senses
  2. [n]  an outstanding example of its kind; "his roses were beauties"; "when I make a mistake it's a beaut"
  3. [n]  a very attractive or seductive looking woman
 

BEAUTY is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: beaut, dish, knockout, looker, lulu, mantrap, peach, ravisher, smasher, stunner, sweetheart
 
 Antonyms: ugliness
 
 See Also: adult female, appearance, attractiveness, beauteousness, comeliness, cuteness, example, exemplar, exquisiteness, fairness, glamor, glamour, glory, good example, good looks, handsomeness, loveliness, model, picturesqueness, pleasingness, prettiness, pulchritude, raw beauty, resplendence, resplendency, visual aspect, woman

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Beau"ty\, n.; pl. {Beautie}s . [OE. beaute, beute, OF.
beaut['e], biaut['e], Pr. beltat, F. beaut['e], fr. an
assumed LL. bellitas, from L. bellus pretty. See {Beau}.]
1. An assemblage or graces or properties pleasing to the eye,
   the ear, the intellect, the [ae]sthetic faculty, or the
   moral sense.

         Beauty consists of a certain composition of color
         and figure, causing delight in the beholder.
                                               --Locke.

         The production of beauty by a multiplicity of
         symmetrical parts uniting in a consistent whole.
                                               --Wordsworth.

         The old definition of beauty, in the Roman school,
         was, ``multitude in unity;'' and there is no doubt
         that such is the principle of beauty. --Coleridge.

2. A particular grace, feature, ornament, or excellence;
   anything beautiful; as, the beauties of nature.

3. A beautiful person, esp. a beautiful woman.

         All the admired beauties of Verona.   --Shak.

4. Prevailing style or taste; rage; fashion. [Obs.]

         She stained her hair yellow, which was then the
         beauty.                               --Jer. Taylor.

{Beauty spot}, a patch or spot placed on the face with intent
   to heighten beauty by contrast.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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