Variant of beauty
noun pl. beauties
- the quality attributed to whatever pleases or satisfies the senses or mind, as by line, color, form, texture, proportion, rhythmic motion, tone, etc., or by behavior, attitude, etc.
- a thing having this quality
- good looks
- a very good-looking woman
- any very attractive feature
Origin: ME beaute < OFr bealte < VL *bellitas < L bellus, pretty, lovely
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