belle

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noun \ˈbel\

Definition of belle

  1. :  a popular and attractive girl or woman; especially :  a girl or woman whose charm and beauty make her a favorite <the belle of the ball>

Origin and Etymology of belle

French, from feminine of beau beautiful — more at beau


First Known Use: 1622



BELLE Defined for English Language Learners

belle

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noun \ˈbel\

Definition of belle for English Language Learners

  • : a very attractive and popular girl or woman


BELLE Defined for Kids

belle

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noun \ˈbel\

Definition of belle for Students

  1. :  an attractive and popular girl or woman


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