the belle of the ball

noun phrase

Definition of the belle of the ball

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

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“The belle of the ball.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20belle%20of%20the%20ball. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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