- (often used ironically) something or someone beautiful, remarkable, or amazing.
Origin of beaut
1865–70, Americanism; by shortening from beauty
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Related Words for beautsvision, looker, enchanter, ornament, eyeful, stunner, charmer, dream, Adonis, beaut, Venus, Apollo, belle, lovely, dreamboat, good-looker
Examples from the Web for beauts
Historical Examples of beauts
- 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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Word Origin and History for beauts
1866, abbreviated form of beauty in the sense of "a beautiful thing or person."
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