Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Something outstanding of its kind.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun an outstanding example of its kind.

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  • noun informal Something or someone that is physically attractive.
  • noun informal Something that is a remarkable example of its type.

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  • noun an outstanding example of its kind

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Short for beauty.]

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Shortened from beauty.

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