the belle of the ball

Definition of the belle of the ball

old-fashioned

  1. :  the most beautiful and popular woman at a dance, party, etc. She was the belle of the ball.

Word by Word Definitions

belleplay
  1. :  a popular and attractive girl or woman

    :  a girl or woman whose charm and beauty make her a favorite

ballplay
  1. :  a round or roundish body or mass: such as

    :  a spherical or ovoid body used in a game or sport

    :  earth, globe

  1. :  to form or gather into a ball

    :  to form or gather into a ball

  1. :  a large formal gathering for social dancing

    :  a very pleasant experience :  a good time


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