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English noun: beauty

1. beauty (attribute) the qualities that give pleasure to the senses

Broader (hypernym)appearance, visual aspect

Narrower (hyponym)attractiveness, beauteousness, comeliness, cuteness, exquisiteness, fairness, glamor, glamour, glory, good looks, handsomeness, loveliness, picturesqueness, pleasingness, prettiness, pulchritude, raw beauty, resplendence, resplendency

Attributebeautiful, ugly


2. beauty (person) a very attractive or seductive looking woman

Synonymsdish, knockout, looker, lulu, mantrap, peach, ravisher, smasher, stunner, sweetheart

Broader (hypernym)adult female, woman

3. beauty (cognition) an outstanding example of its kind

SamplesHis roses were beauties.
When I make a mistake it's a beaut.


Broader (hypernym)example, exemplar, good example, model

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