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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Examples of beauty queen in a Sentence

every loving husband considers his wife a beauty queen
Recent Examples on the Web His mother, Florence Leder Ditchik, was a beauty queen and chorus girl on Broadway, later an interior decorator. Harrison Smith, Washington Post, "Stephen Dixon, prolific writer of experimental, unsettling fiction, dies at 83," 6 Nov. 2019 Krystal is a former local beauty queen, and Dunst was especially excited to wear an array of costumes that were picked sometimes for everyday appeal and sometimes for lowbrow Sunshine State razzle dazzle. Scott Huver, CNN, "Kirstin Dunst discovered it's harder to make TV than movies with new Showtime series," 21 Aug. 2019 Six-year-old child beauty queen JonBenét Ramsey was found dead in the basement of her family’s home. Nicole Clausing, Sunset Magazine, "These 8 Mysteries of the West Remain Unsolved (and Are Turning Us into Obsessive Armchair Sleuths)," 10 Jan. 2020 In 1996: Six-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey was found beaten and strangled in the basement of her family’s home in Boulder, Colorado. oregonlive, "Throat swab leads to $28,865 medical bill: Morning Briefing for Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019," 26 Dec. 2019 Singapore’s technocrats, the authors of many detailed economic blueprints, presumably never dreamt of a multiplayer fighting game that includes such characters as a beauty queen turned arms dealer. The Economist, "InnovationAsian-tiger governments are steering their economies with a lighter touch," 5 Dec. 2019 Brown is a native of Alabama and a former beauty queen who felt a connection with Parker, who is from Georgia. Lisa Respers France, CNN, "Hannah Brown let Luke have it on 'Men Tell All'," 23 July 2019 His mother, Florence Leder Ditchik, was a beauty queen and chorus girl on Broadway, later an interior decorator. BostonGlobe.com, "Stephen Dixon, prolific writer of experimental, unsettling fiction, dies at 83 - The Boston Globe," 8 Nov. 2019 Anyway, Brown is a native of Alabama and a former beauty queen who felt a connection with Luke P., who is from Georgia. Lisa Respers France, CNN, "'The Bachelorette' sex argument people are talking about," 16 July 2019

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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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16 Feb 2020

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“Beauty queen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beauty%20queen. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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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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