beauty pageant

noun

Definition of beauty pageant

  1. :  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

beautyplay
  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

    :  a beautiful person or thing

    :  a beautiful woman

pageantplay
  1. :  a mere show :  pretense

    :  an ostentatious display

    :  show, exhibition


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