Definitions

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

  • n. A cultivated, highly intelligent person.

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  • n. A very witty or clever person.

Etymologies

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

French : bel, fine + esprit, mind.

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From French bel esprit.

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