beauty queen


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 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., "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 Briseyda Lisseth Chicas Perez, 20, a one-time hometown beauty queen known for her buoyant personality, headed north last month with her husband and their two small children. Patrick J. Mcdonnell,, "Death at the border: 4 from Guatemala, 3 of them children, succumb to heat in Texas," 8 July 2019 Look out beauty queens, Willowdean Dickson is about to take the pageant world by storm! Megan Stein, Country Living, "Netflix's New 'Dumplin' Movie Has a Little Bit of Everything We Love," 31 Oct. 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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19 Jan 2020

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“Beauty queen.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 24 January 2020.

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

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