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beaut

[byoot] /byut/
noun, Informal.
1.
(often used ironically) something or someone beautiful, remarkable, or amazing.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70, Americanism; by shortening from beauty
Can be confused
beaut, butte, Butte.
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Examples for beaut
  • Also harvesting a fair to increasing volume of summer beaut has started with volume expected later on next week.
British Dictionary definitions for beaut

beaut

/bjuːt/
noun
1.
a person or thing that is outstanding or distinctive
2.
a kind, friendly, or trustworthy person
adjective
3.
good or excellent
interjection
4.
Also you beaut!. an exclamation of joy or pleasure
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Word Origin and History for beaut
n.

1866, abbreviated form of beauty in the sense of "a beautiful thing or person."

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Slang definitions & phrases for beaut

beaut

noun

A person or thing that is remarkable or extraordinary; humdinger, lollapalooza: While the president doesn't go off on these tangents often, when he does, they are beauts/ That black eye was a beaut (1860s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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