beaut


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beaut

(informal) someone or something that is beautiful or amazing: His girlfriend is a beaut.
Not to be confused with:
boot – protective footgear covering the foot and part of the leg: Be sure to wear boots in the woods.
butte – a hill that has sloping sides and a flat top: He stood on the butte to survey the valley.
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beaut

 (byo͞ot)
n. Slang
Something outstanding of its kind: "When I make a mistake, it's a beaut!" (Fiorello H. La Guardia).

[Short for beauty.]
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beaut

(bjuːt)
n
1. a person or thing that is outstanding or distinctive
2. a kind, friendly, or trustworthy person
adj
good or excellent
interj
Also: you beaut! an exclamation of joy or pleasure
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beaut

(byut)

n. Informal.
(often used ironically) a beautiful or remarkable person or thing.
[1865–70, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.beaut - an outstanding example of its kindbeaut - an outstanding example of its kind; "his roses were beauties"; "when I make a mistake it's a beaut"
exemplar, good example, example, model - something to be imitated; "an exemplar of success"; "a model of clarity"; "he is the very model of a modern major general"
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Translations

beaut

[bjuːt] N it's a beautes sensacional, es pistonudo (Sp)
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beaut

[ˈbjuːt] n (mainly US or Australian)petit bijou m
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beaut

n (esp Austral inf: = thing) → Prachtexemplar nt; to be a (real) beauteinsame Klasse sein (inf)
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An' them horses was sure beauts. The leaders slacked back an' darn near sat down on their singletrees when I threw the back into the wheelers an' slammed on the brake an' stopped on the very precise spot.
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Well done to them Beaut WHEN I was in school we always had a half day on St David's Day.
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Whereas biff has a slightly affectionate tone, beaut tends to be reserved for those who really act like an idiot.
Spa de Beaut, a luxury skincare salon, has opened its doors in historic Roslyn.
THERE were some good entries last week and the winning one was a beaut.
The lightly raced Goko is another for disciples of the Moreira-first-time angle in the Finance Street Handicap (11.45), but Beaut Beaut looks set to go off a couple of points longer at around 6-1 and that makes him the value call.