Meaning of “be the belle of the ball” in the English Dictionary

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"be the belle of the ball" in British English

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be the belle of the ball

to be the most attractive woman at a party or similar event:

She wore a dress of crimson silk to the dinner and was the belle of the ball.

(Definition of “be the belle of the ball” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)