beauty and the beast

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the traditional fairy tale. See Beauty and the Beast at Wikipedia.

Phrase[edit]

beauty and the beast

  1. Two individuals, usually but not necessarily romantically involved, where one is perceived to be considerably more attractive than the other.
  2. (music) An aesthetic in heavy metal, etc. that contrasts "angelic" female vocals with male growls or aggressive singing.

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