beauty queen


Definition of beauty queen

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

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Synonyms for beauty queen


babe [slang], beauty, cookie (or cooky), cutie (or cutey), dolly bird [British], enchantress, eyeful, fox, goddess, honey, knockout, queen, stunner

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Examples of beauty queen in a Sentence

every loving husband considers his wife a beauty queen

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John FleenorGetty Images Hannah Brown: former beauty queen from Alabama, contestant on Colton's The Bachelor who got her heart trampled, and this year's Bachelorette. Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "Who Wins the Bachelorette and Hannah Brown's Heart? Here's Everything We Know," 8 Apr. 2019 Hopefully, her win will inspire more Black beauty queens around the world to enter the competition in the following years. Scarlett Newman, Teen Vogue, "Jazell Barbie Royale Becomes First Black Woman Crowned in Trans Beauty Pageant," 26 Mar. 2019 During his leave, it was reported that the king married a 25-year-old former Russian beauty queen. Eileen Ng, The Seattle Times, "A look at Malaysia’s monarchy before sultans pick next king," 23 Jan. 2019 Aniston will next star in the teen comedy Dumplin' as a former beauty queen whose daughter decides to enter a beauty pageant to earn her respect. Shannon Carlin,, "Jennifer Aniston Is The President Of The United States In New Netflix Movie," 18 May 2018 Highlights of its new slate include Dumplin', the Jennifer Aniston original movie about a former beauty queen whose plus-size daughter signs up for a pageant, and Ellen DeGeneres: Relatable, the comedian's first standup special in 15 years. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Coming to Netflix December 2018: 101 Movies and TV Shows Arriving in Time for the Holidays," 20 Nov. 2018 With the spritz of a bottle, a new addition to the US fragrance market just might turn you into the French beauty queen you were born to be. Tess Garcia, Teen Vogue, "Cacharel Yes I Am Perfume to Debut in the US," 8 Sep. 2018 The movie, which stars Danielle Macdonald and Jennifer Aniston, and features music by the one and only, Dolly Parton, is about a teenager following in her beauty queen mother's footsteps. Jennifer Aldrich, Country Living, "Did You Recognize Jimmy Kimmel's Wife Molly McNearney in 'Dumplin''?," 15 Dec. 2018 After an awkward interaction with another adult beauty queen, Willowdean decides to compete in Miss Teen Blue Bonnet, which sparks a revolution in her town. Megan Stein, Country Living, "Here's Your First Look at Netflix's New "Dumplin'' Movie," 6 Dec. 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of beauty queen

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

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