beauty Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “beauty” - Learner’s Dictionary


QUALITY [U] B1 the quality of being beautiful: The whole area is famous for its natural beauty. a beauty contest (= competition to find the most beautiful woman) Beauty and attractiveness
the beauty of sth the quality that makes something especially good or attractive: The beauty of the plan is that it won't cost anything.Useful or advantageousExtremely good
a beauty product/treatment a product or treatment to make you more beautifulBeauty treatments
EXCELLENT THING [C] informal something that is an excellent example of its type: That last goal was a beauty.Good and excellent things
WOMAN [C] old-fashioned a beautiful womanSexually attractive people
(Definition of beauty from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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