Learner's definition of BEAUTY
1 [noncount] : the quality of being physically attractive— sometimes used before another noun 2 : the qualities in a person or a thing that give pleasure to the senses or the mind
the beauty [=loveliness] of the stars
We explored the natural beauty of the island.
I'm learning to appreciate the beauty of poetry.
We have different ideas/notions/conceptions of beauty. [=different opinions about what makes things beautiful]
“A thing of beauty
is a joy for ever…”
John Keats, Endymion (1818)
3 [count] : a beautiful woman 4 [count], informal : a very good thing: a very good example of something— often used in an ironic way to describe a bad thing or person 5 : a good or appealing part of something
The beauty of the game is that everyone can play.
No one knows when it's going to happen, and that's the beauty of it!