- beaut [bju:t] n [singular][Date: 1800-1900; Origin: beauty]AmE AusE spoken used to say that something is either very good, attractive, or impressive▪ That last catch was a beaut.
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beaut — eaut (b[=u]t), n. [From beauty.] an outstanding example of its kind; as, when I make a mistake it s a beaut. Syn: beauty. [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
beaut — [ bjut ] noun count AMERICAN INFORMAL something that you think is very good: That shot was a real beaut! … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
beaut — ☆ beaut [byo͞ot ] n. Slang one that is beautiful or superlative: often used ironically [his alibi was a beaut] … English World dictionary
beaut — 1866, abbreviated form of BEAUTY (Cf. beauty) in the sense of a beautiful thing or person … Etymology dictionary
beaut — 1 noun (singular) AmE & AustrE informal a (real) beaut used to say that something is either very good or very bad: That last catch was a beaut. 2 adjective AustrE informal very good: Had a good day? It was beaut … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
beaut — UK [bjuːt] / US [bjut] noun [countable] Word forms beaut : singular beaut plural beauts American informal something that you think is very good That shot was a real beaut! … English dictionary
beaut — /bjut / (say byooht) Colloquial –adjective 1. fine; good: a beaut car; *Hughie s beaut, thought the boy, feeling a surge of affection for Hughie –randolph stow, 1965. –interjection Also, you beaut. 2. (an exclamation of approval, delight,… … Australian English dictionary
beaut — noun /bjuːt/ a) Something or someone that is physically attractive. That new car of yours is a real beaut. b) Something that is a remarkable example of its type. Bruno lifted his left hand out of the bucket in order to point out to Catfoot a lump … Wiktionary
beaut — I Australian Slang 1. fine; good: a beaut car ; 2. exclamation of approval, delight, enthusiasm, etc.; 3. a) something successful or highly valued; b) pleasant, agreeable, trustworthy person II Kiwi (New Zealand Slang) great; good fun; that ll be … English dialects glossary
beaut — [bjut] n. someone or something excellent, not necessarily beautiful. □ Man, his fishing rod’s a beaut! □ This is a beaut of a day! … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions