antibeauty

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

anti- +‎ beauty

Adjective[edit]

antibeauty (not comparable)

  1. Opposed to beauty.
    • 1982, Jack Burnham, Beyond modern sculpture
      However, the American sensibility was less caught up in Angst and unnaturalness; it rejected the antibeauty implication of the Europeans.
    • 2007, Kelly Fisher Lowe, The Words and Music of Frank Zappa (page 191)
      Related to this threat of a career is the idea, again reinforced by conservatives, that feminists are somehow antibeauty and/or ugly.
  2. (physics, dated) Being or pertaining to an anti-bottom quark (formerly called anti-beauty quark).