Definition of beauty contest
- … an elite automotive expo and beauty contest where cars of only the highest caliber …
- —Hannah Elliott
- Mr. Ford and Mr. Reagan are listed in the Republican preferential primary or "beauty contest."
- —Charles Mohr
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: a contest in which people judge a group of women or girls and decide which one is the most beautiful
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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