beauty pageant

noun

Definition of beauty pageant

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

Word by Word Definitions

beauty play
  1. : the quality or aggregate of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses or pleasurably exalts the mind or spirit : loveliness

  2. : a beautiful person or thing

  3. : a particularly graceful, ornamental, or excellent quality

pageant play
  1. : a mere show : pretense

  2. : an ostentatious display

  3. : show, exhibition


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