- 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 or person having this quality; specif., a very good-looking woman
- good looks
- any very attractive feature
Origin of beautyMiddle English beaute from Old French bealte from Vulgar Latin an unverified form bellitas from Classical Latin bellus, pretty, lovely