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beauty contest

noun

: a contest in which people judge a group of women or girls and decide which one is the most beautiful

Full Definition of BEAUTY CONTEST

1
:  an assemblage of girls or women at which judges select the most beautiful —called also beauty pageant
2
:  a presidential primary election in which the popular vote does not determine the number of convention delegates a candidate receives

First Known Use of BEAUTY CONTEST

1886

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