beauty queen

noun

Definition of beauty queen

: a beautiful and glamorous woman or girl specifically : a winner of a beauty contest

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every loving husband considers his wife a beauty queen
Recent Examples on the Web Coronel, who was a beauty queen in her teens, regularly attended Guzman’s trial, even when testimony implicated her in his prison breaks. Michael Balsamo, Anchorage Daily News, "Wife of drug kingpin ‘El Chapo’ arrested on US drug charges," 23 Feb. 2021 Coronel, who was a beauty queen in her teens, regularly attended Guzman's trial, even when testimony implicated her in his prison breaks. CBS News, "Wife of drug kingpin "El Chapo" arrested on U.S. drug charges," 23 Feb. 2021 Coronel, who was a beauty queen in her teens, regularly attended Guzman's trial, even when testimony implicated her in his prison breaks. Michael Balsamo, Star Tribune, "Judge says wife of drug kingpin 'El Chapo' to stay in jail," 23 Feb. 2021 Lawyers representing a man charged in the murder of a South Georgia beauty queen will argue Tuesday that their client is entitled to state funding for experts to be used in his defense at trial. Bill Rankin, ajc, "Beauty queen’s murder case back before Georgia Supreme Court," 11 Jan. 2021 Each girl traversed a unique path before ending up on the island; hyper-competitive athletes, a conservative beauty queen, a genius-level bookworm, and an amateur survivalist are just some of the personalities that make up the group. Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, "Come On, Amazon — You Can’t Leave Us Hanging After Ending The Wilds Like That," 15 Dec. 2020 Take for instance Nicole Beharie as a former beauty queen desperate for her daughter to break their family’s generational cycle in Miss Juneteenth. Cori Murray, Essence, "Every Performance We Loved On Screen In 2020," 28 Dec. 2020 Writer-director Channing Godfrey Peoples’ debut features Nicole Beharie in one of the year’s finest performances as a struggling Fort Worth, Texas, single mom and former beauty queen, who wants a better life for her 15-year-old (Alexis Chikaeze). Peter Rainer, The Christian Science Monitor, "From ‘American Utopia’ to ‘Ma Rainey’: The 10 best films of 2020," 21 Dec. 2020 The ex-beauty queen character Miss Richfield always keeps a sunny attitude, and this year will be no different despite a global plague. Star Tribune, "Virtual entertainment picks: The Current's Sounds Like Home fest, Miss Richfield, Robert Robinson, Lorie Line," 3 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of beauty queen

1893, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of beauty queen was in 1893

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26 Feb 2021

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“Beauty queen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beauty%20queen. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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beauty queen

noun

English Language Learners Definition of beauty queen

: a woman or girl who is a winner of a beauty contest

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