Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Beauty \Beau"ty\ (b[=u]"t[y^]), n.; pl. Beauties (b[=u]"t[i^]z). [OE. beaute, beute, OF. beaut['e], biaut['e], Pr. beltat, F. beaut['e], fr. an assumed LL. bellitas, from L. bellus pretty. See Beau.]
An assemblage of graces or properties pleasing to the eye, the ear, the intellect, the [ae]sthetic faculty, or the moral sense.
Beauty consists of a certain composition of color and figure, causing delight in the beholder.
The production of beauty by a multiplicity of symmetrical parts uniting in a consistent whole.
The old definition of beauty, in the Roman school, was, ``multitude in unity;'' and there is no doubt that such is the principle of beauty.
A particular grace, feature, ornament, or excellence; anything beautiful; as, the beauties of nature.
A beautiful person, esp. a beautiful woman.
All the admired beauties of Verona.
Prevailing style or taste; rage; fashion. [Obs.]
She stained her hair yellow, which was then the beauty.
Beauty spot, a patch or spot placed on the face with intent to heighten beauty by contrast.
n. 1 A birthmark, especially on a woman. 2 A place noted for its natural beauty. 3 (context historical English) A patch or spot placed on the face in order to heighten beauty by contrast.
n. a spot that is worn on a lady's face for adornment
Beauty Spot (French: Grains de beauté) is a 1932 French comedy film directed by Pierre Caron and Léonce Perret and starring Simone Cerdan, Marfa d'Hervilly and Doris Morrey. It is a remake of the 1931 German film Opera Ball.
The film's sets were designed by Jacques Colombier.
Usage examples of "beauty spot".
That beauty spot in her cheek looked very much like burnt gunpowder.
I don't fancy 'em one-legged or hunch-backed or with six toes, and after the first shock you realised that the patch was of no more account than an earring or beauty spot.
Her head was bare, her golden curls piled high, her violet eyes wide and innocent in the flawless oval of her powdered face, and a beauty spot drawn carefully at the corner of her pretty, painted mouth.
If The Reaver's Posset had been in one of Madrikhor's less prepossessing neighborhoods, it was a beauty spot compared to the place Belmak and the Weasel now led him.
Landis drank in the vision, his eyes drawn, as ever, to the tiny dark beauty spot just to the right of her mouth.
But the beauty spot had to have clicked a switch in his memory, even five years after his grandmother's death.
Now a slanting black scarf covered the socket of his missing right eye, and his beauty spot was a black arrowhead pointing at the thick scar running from his cheek up onto his forehead.