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UK [ˈbjuːtəf(ə)l] / US [ˈbjutɪf(ə)l] adjective
Other ways of saying beautiful:
attractive used for describing men and women whose looks make other people sexually interested in them good-looking used for describing adults and older children who are nice to look at. In spoken English, good-looking is more usual than handsome for describing men. handsome used for describing men who are nice to look at pretty used for describing young women and girls who have nice faces gorgeous used for emphasizing that someone looks very beautiful, especially when their clothes and hair are also very special: You look absolutely gorgeous in that dress. striking used for describing someone who looks interesting or unusual in an attractive way: a tall striking woman cute used for describing children who are nice to look at and behave in a way that makes people like them. It is also used for describing a man or woman that you find sexually attractive: Johnny was the cutest toddler I ever saw. There's this really cute guy in my office.
1)
a) a beautiful person is extremely attractive

Their mother was a very beautiful woman.

my five beautiful kids

What a beautiful baby!

b) something that is beautiful is very pleasant to look at

That dress is really beautiful.

2) very pleasant

The weather has been beautiful this week.

It was a beautiful dream.

3) done or made very well or with a lot of skill

The second goal was beautiful.

He makes beautiful ice-cream.


Derived word:
beautifully
UK / US adverb

They were all beautifully dressed.


English dictionary. 2014.

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