Beauty Contest Definition

A contest in which a number of people, especially women or girls, are judged with regard to their physical beauty and often their talent or personality, usually with a single winner.
American Heritage
A competition in which women are rated on the basis of physical beauty, and often also talent, personality, etc.
Webster's New World
A competition or comparison based primarily on external or superficial factors.
An election that proved to be little more than a beauty contest.
American Heritage
Any competition based on superficial criteria.
Webster's New World

A competition in which participants compete for a determination that one is the most physically attractive.


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