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beaut

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/ byut /
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noun Informal.
(often used ironically) a person or thing that is beautiful, remarkable, or amazing: I've dated some beauts in my time.The storm is coming, and it’ll be a beaut!
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Origin of beaut

An Americanism first recorded in 1865–70; by shortening of beauty

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH beaut

beaut , butte, Butte
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How to use beaut in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for beaut

beaut
/ (bjuːt) slang, mainly Australian and NZ /

noun
a person or thing that is outstanding or distinctive
a kind, friendly, or trustworthy person
adjective
good or excellent
interjection
Also: you beaut! an exclamation of joy or pleasure
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