beauty contest

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beauty contest (plural beauty contests)

  1. A competition in which participants compete for a determination that one is the most physically attractive.
    • 2019 December 4, Pip Dunn, “Class 70s: a decade of disappointment?”, in Rail, page 65:
      The locomotives were labelled 'ugly', 'unsightly' and 'industrial', as their cab fronts were a mass of slats, grooves and blocks (despite the fact that, of course, locomotives are for work - it's not a beauty contest).

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Borrowed from English beauty contest.

Noun[edit]

beauty contest m (invariable)

  1. beauty contest