beautiful people


plural noun

(often initial capital letters) wealthy or famous people, often members of the jet set, who mingle in glamorous social circles and who, because of their celebrity, often establish trends or fashions.

Nearby words

  1. beauteous,
  2. beauteously,
  3. beautician,
  4. beautification,
  5. beautiful,
  6. beautifully,
  7. beautify,
  8. beauty,
  9. beauty contest,
  10. beauty is only skin deep

Origin of beautiful people

First recorded in 1965–70

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British Dictionary definitions for beautiful people

beautiful people

pl n

the beautiful people (sometimes capitals) rich, fashionable people in international high society
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