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Definition of beaut

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Definition of beaut (Entry 2 of 2)

Australia and New Zealand

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Examples of beaut in a Sentence

Noun that new bike of yours is a real beaut Adjective That new car of yours is beaut!
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun This little beaut, which falls from $89.99 to $80.85 on the site today, is a great budget option among our best-of-the-best countertop microwave picks. Nicole Briese, USA TODAY, "The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Thursday," 13 Aug. 2020 Between hulking beasts, killer robots, and a beautiful, ultra-bright city, this game is Xbox One's top beaut. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, "Sunset Overdrive review: Ride the rails to kaboom-town (finally on PCs, too)," 17 Nov. 2018 Available in 10 holographic hues with names like Space Bubble and Electric Rainbow, these futuristic-themed beauts couldn't be more fun. Kaleigh Fasanella, Allure, "M.A.C.’s Supreme Beam Summer 2018 Collection Features Its Discontinued Hyper Real Foundation," 6 Aug. 2018 Dulce de leche, candied cocoa nibs and dark chocolate glacage create this beaut. Shelbie Lynn Bostedt, RedEye Chicago, "Treat your sweet tooth with these extravagant desserts," 17 Nov. 2017 This beaut is tanned and finished by Italian artisans and available in five pebbled leather hues. Sunset, "10 Unique Graduation Gifts," 22 Jan. 2018 Directed by @mrchrisaddison get ready for this beaut. Hilary Lewis, The Hollywood Reporter, "Rebel Wilson Reveals New Title, Release Date for 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels' Remake With Anne Hathaway," 21 Feb. 2018 Above & Beyond dropped a real beaut, as did Kayzo and Lane 8, but there is yet so much to look forward to in even the weeks to come. Kat Bein, Billboard, "These Are the Electronic Dance Albums We Know Are Coming in 2018," 31 Jan. 2018 Sam Darnold throws a beaut of a pass to an in-stride Steven Mitchell in the end zone for a 27-yard TD. Brian Pedersen, ajc, "USC-Arizona football: Live updates, score, TV channel, live stream (Nov. 4, 2017)," 4 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of beaut


1866, in the meaning defined above


1894, in the meaning defined above

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“Beaut.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of beaut

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US + Australia + New Zealand, informal : a very good or attractive thing or person



English Language Learners Definition of beaut (Entry 2 of 2)

Australia + New Zealand, informal : excellent or beautiful

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