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Meaning of BEAUTIFUL

Pronunciation:  'byootuful

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  aesthetically pleasing
  2. [adj]  delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration; "a beautiful child"; "beautiful country"; "a beautiful painting"; "a beautiful theory"; "a beautiful party"
  3. [adj]  (of weather) highly enjoyable; "what a beautiful day"

BEAUTIFUL is a 9 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: aesthetic, aesthetical, beauteous, better-looking, bonnie, bonny, comely, dishy, esthetic, esthetical, exquisite, fair, fine-looking, glorious, good-looking, gorgeous, handsome, lovely, picturesque, pleasant, pretty, pretty-pretty, pulchritudinous, ravishing, resplendent, scenic, sightly, splendid, splendiferous, stunning, well-favored, well-favoured
 Antonyms: ugly
 See Also: attractive, graceful, pleasing



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Beau"ti*ful\, a.
Having the qualities which constitute beauty; pleasing to the
sight or the mind.

      A circle is more beautiful than a square; a square is
      more beautiful than a parallelogram.     --Lord Kames.

Syn: Handsome; elegant; lovely; fair; charming; graceful;
     pretty; delightful. See {Fine}. -- {Beau"ti*ful*ly},
     adv. -- {Beau"ti*ful*ness}, n.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: admirable, aesthetic, aesthetically appealing, alluring, appealing, art-conscious, artistic, arty, attractive, beauteous, bonny, charming, choice, comely, delightful, elegant, endowed with beauty, excellent, exquisite, eye-filling, fair, fine, first-rate, flowerlike, glorious, good-looking, gorgeous, graceful, gracile, handsome, hear, heavy, incomparable, lovely, magnificent, of consummate art, ornamental, painterly, personable, pleasant, pleasing, pretty, proper, pulchritudinous, radiant, resplendent, smashing, spectacular, splendid, stunning, sublime, superb, superior, tasteful, well done, well-favored, wonderful