concours-d'élégance

concours d'élégance

[French kawn-koor dey-ley-gahns; English kong-koor del-i-gahns, -gans]
noun, plural concours d'élégance [French kawn-koor dey-ley-gahns; English kong-koorz del-i-gahns, -gans] .
a public exhibition and competition in which automobiles or other vehicles are judged, chiefly on the basis of elegance and beauty.

Origin:
1935–40; < French: literally, elegance competition

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concours d'élégance (kɔ̃kur deleɡɑ̃s)
 
n
a parade of cars or other vehicles, prizes being awarded to the most elegant, best designed, or best turned-out

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