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Origin of beaut

1865–70, Americanism; by shortening from beauty
Can be confusedbeaut butte Butte Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for beauts

Historical Examples of beauts

  • You havent had a good pair of horns yet, and that fellow has some beauts.

  • "They are 'beauts,' all of them, and I'll give them a good chance to spread themselves," said Sam.

    The Fat of the Land

    John Williams Streeter

British Dictionary definitions for beauts


  1. a person or thing that is outstanding or distinctive
  2. a kind, friendly, or trustworthy person
  1. good or excellent
  1. 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."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper