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

  • n. Slang Something outstanding of its kind: "When I make a mistake, it's a beaut!” ( Fiorello H. La Guardia).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an outstanding example of its kind.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an outstanding example of its kind

Etymologies

Short for beauty.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Shortened from beauty. (Wiktionary)

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