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belle

 (bĕl)
n.
A popular, attractive girl or woman, especially the most attractive one of a group: the belle of the ball.

[French, beautiful, belle, from Latin bella, feminine of bellus; see deu- in Indo-European roots.]

belle

(bɛl)
n
1. a beautiful girl or woman
2. the most attractive or admired girl or woman at a place, function, etc (esp in the phrase the belle of the ball)
[C17: from French, feminine of beau]

belle

(bɛl)

n.
a woman or girl much admired for her beauty and charm: the belle of the ball.
[1615–25;< French; Old French bele < Latin bella, feminine of bellus fine, good-looking. See beau]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.belle - a young woman who is the most charming and beautiful of several rivalsbelle - a young woman who is the most charming and beautiful of several rivals; "she was the belle of the ball"
fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman - a young woman; "a young lady of 18"

belle

noun beauty, looker (informal), lovely, good-looker, goddess, Venus, peach (informal), cracker (informal), stunner (informal), charmer She was the belle of her Sunday school class.

belle

noun
A person regarded as physically attractive.Used of a woman:
Slang: babe, doll, hunk (used of a man), knockout, looker, stud (used of a man).
Translations

belle

[bel] N the belle of the ballla reina del baile

belle

nSchöne f, → Schönheit f; the belle of the balldie Ballkönigin
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