Definition of “beauty contest” - English Dictionary

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“beauty contest” in British English

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beauty contestnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbjuː.ti ˌkɒn.test/ us /ˈbjuː.t̬i ˌkɑːn.test/ mainly UK US usually beauty pageant

a competition in which women are judged on how physically attractive they are

(Definition of “beauty contest” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)