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Definition of "beaut" [beaut]

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

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "beaut" in a sentence
  • "If any synthetic stocked rifle could be called a beaut, this is it."
  • "Eleonora Karpovna had most likely in her first youth been possessed of what the French for some unknown reason call beauté du diable, that is to say, freshness; but when I made her acquaintance, she suggested involuntarily to the mind a good-sized piece of meat, freshly laid by the butcher on"
  • "Please promise not to tell anyone about it, but the latest CBS NY Times Poll is a real 'beaut'."