Beauty

  • 1 Beauty — Beau ty (b[=u] t[y^]), n.; pl. {Beauties} (b[=u] t[i^]z). [OE. beaute, beute, OF. beaut[ e], biaut[ e], Pr. beltat, F. beaut[ e], fr. an assumed LL. bellitas, from L. bellus pretty. See {Beau}.] [1913 Webster] 1. An assemblage of graces or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 beauty — (n.) early 14c., physical attractiveness, also goodness, courtesy, from Anglo Fr. beute, O.Fr. biauté beauty, seductiveness, beautiful person (12c., Mod.Fr. beauté), earlier beltet, from V.L. bellitatem (nom. bellitas) state of being handsome,… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 beauty — ► NOUN (pl. beauties) 1) a combination of qualities that delights the aesthetic senses. 2) (before another noun ) intended to make someone more attractive: beauty treatment. 3) a beautiful woman. 4) an excellent example. 5) an attractive feature… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 Beauty — bezeichnet: Beauty (Pferd), ein Pferd, das in zahlreichen Filmen mitwirkte die Flavour Quantenzahl Bottomness in der Elementarteilchenphysik Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Beauty (Kentucky) Beauty (West Virginia) …

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  • 5 Beauty — (Альтеа,Испания) Категория отеля: Адрес: Principal, 4, 03590 Альтеа, Испания …

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  • 6 beauty — / bju:ti/, it. / bjuti/ s. ingl. [abbrev. di beauty case ], usato in ital. al masch. [valigetta di uso femminile, in forma di bauletto, in cui vengono riposti cosmetici vari] ▶◀ [➨ beauty case] …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 7 beauty — [n1] physical attractiveness adorableness, allure, allurement, artistry, attraction, bloom, charm, class, comeliness, delicacy, elegance, exquisiteness, fairness, fascination, glamor, good looks, grace, handsomeness, loveliness, polish,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 beauty — /ˈbjuti, ingl. ˈbjuːtɪ/ s. m. inv. accorc. di beauty case …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 9 beauty — [byo͞ot′ē] n. pl. beauties [ME beaute < OFr bealte < VL * bellitas < L bellus, pretty, lovely] 1. the quality attributed to whatever pleases or satisfies the senses or mind, as by line, color, form, texture, proportion, rhythmic motion,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 Beauty — For beauty as a characteristic of a person s appearance, see Physical attractiveness. For other uses, see Beauty (disambiguation). Rayonnant rose window in Notre Dame de Paris. Light was considered as the most beautiful revelation of God, as was… …

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  • 11 beauty — noun 1 quality of being beautiful ADJECTIVE ▪ breathtaking, exquisite, great, majestic, outstanding (esp. BrE), sheer, stunning ▪ an area of breathtaking beauty …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 beauty — 01. Her [beauty] is a result of her excellent health and friendly character. 02. Their daughter is a real [beauty] who is always surrounded by boys. 03. Long Beach is well known for its great natural [beauty]. 04. Hockey star Sergei Federov was… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 13 Beauty — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Cet article a pour sujet Beauty. Pour une définition du mot « beauty », voir l’article beauty du Wiktionnaire. Beauty signifie beauté en anglais …

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  • 14 beauty — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Quality that arouses pleasure Nouns 1. beauty, the beautiful; form, elegance, grace, charm, beauty unadorned; symmetry; loveliness, attractiveness, comeliness, fairness, pulchritude, good looks, body… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 beauty — beau|ty W2S3 [ˈbju:ti] n plural beauties ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(appearance)¦ 2¦(woman)¦ 3¦(poem/music/emotion etc)¦ 4¦(advantage)¦ 5 6 beauty is in the eye of the beholder 7 beauty is only skin deep ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 beauty — / bju:ti/ noun 1 APPEARANCE a) (U) a quality that a place or person has that makes them very attractive to look at: Her beauty had faded over the years. | an area of outstanding natural beauty | beauty product/tip etc (=a product etc that is… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 beauty — beau|ty1 [ bjuti ] noun *** 1. ) uncount the quality of being beautiful or very good to look at: He was impressed by her beauty and charm. I admired the beauty of the landscape. a ) the beauties of something the features of something that are… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 beauty — I UK [ˈbjuːtɪ] / US [ˈbjutɪ] noun Word forms beauty : singular beauty plural beauties *** 1) [uncountable] the quality of being beautiful or very good to look at He was impressed by her beauty and charm. I admired the beauty of the landscape. 2)… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 beauty — [[t]bju͟ːti[/t]] ♦♦♦ beauties 1) N UNCOUNT Beauty is the state or quality of being beautiful. ...an area of outstanding natural beauty... Everyone admired her elegance and her beauty. 2) N COUNT A beauty is a beautiful woman. [JOURNALISM] She is… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 beauty — n. (pl. ies) 1 a a combination of qualities such as shape, colour, etc., that pleases the aesthetic senses, esp. the sight. b a combination of qualities that pleases the intellect or moral sense (the beauty of the argument). 2 colloq. a an… …

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