beauteous


beau·te·ous

adjective \ˈbyü-tē-əs\

Definition of BEAUTEOUS

:  beautiful
beau·te·ous·ly adverb
beau·te·ous·ness noun

Examples of BEAUTEOUS

  1. <a beauteous woman in a ball gown>

Origin of BEAUTEOUS

Middle English, from beaute
First Known Use: 15th century

Related to BEAUTEOUS

Synonyms
aesthetic (also esthetic or aesthetical or esthetical), attractive, beautiful, bonny (also bonnie) [chiefly British], comely, cute, drop-dead, fair, fetching, good, good-looking, goodly, gorgeous, handsome, knockout, likely, lovely, lovesome, pretty, ravishing, seemly, sightly, stunning, taking, well-favored
Antonyms
grotesque, hideous, homely, ill-favored, plain, ugly, unaesthetic, unattractive, unbeautiful, uncomely, uncute, unhandsome, unlovely, unpleasing, unpretty, unsightly

Rhymes with BEAUTEOUS

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