- a tiny, molelike patch worn, usually on the face, as to set off the fairness of the skin.
- a mole or other dark mark on the skin.
- a place of exceptional scenic or architectural beauty: Montserrat is the beauty spot of the islands.
Origin of beauty spot
First recorded in 1650–60
Also called beauty mark (for defs 1, 2).
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Examples from the Web for beauty spot
One of these terraces, Monte Allegro, is the beauty-spot of Valparaiso.Los Gringos
H. A. (Henry Agustus) Wise
We asked the name of some beauty-spot to visit, and were told Cintra and shown the road to it.Greenmantle
This palace of art, and the Albert monument in the park opposite, make the beauty-spot of London.Travels in South Kensington
Moncure Daniel Conway
Many eulogistic statements have been made concerning this beauty-spot, but none have overpraised it.The Motor Routes of England
The heavy eyebrows were a blemish indeed, but like a beauty-spot emphasized the melting eyes and the peachy skin.The Art of Disappearing
John Talbot Smith
- a place of outstanding beauty
- a small dark-coloured patch or spot worn on a lady's face as an adornment or as a foil to her complexion
- a mole or other similar natural mark on the skin
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