[ byoot ]
/ byut /

noun Informal.

(often used ironically) something or someone beautiful, remarkable, or amazing.

Origin of beaut

1865–70, Americanism; by shortening from beauty

Can be confused

beaut butte Butte Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for beaut


/ (bjuːt) slang, mainly Australian and NZ /


a person or thing that is outstanding or distinctive
a kind, friendly, or trustworthy person


good or excellent


Also: you beaut! an exclamation of joy or pleasure
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