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A woman judged most beautiful in a beauty contest.
beautiful woman, belle, vision, charmer, enchantress, venus, goddess, beauty queen, english rose, picture, seductressView synonyms
- ‘The presenter, a former beauty queen, chose her favourite symbol for a ‘best of British’ logo to be used by an airline.’
- ‘How many changes of clothes did the former beauty queen in seat 30 row one go through today and who were the designers she was wearing?’
- ‘A former beauty queen, she looks like Grace Kelly and can organize the perfect charades party.’
- ‘Like Blue Peter's first ever presenter Williams, Zoe is a beauty queen, winning the title of Miss Northern Ireland in 1999.’
- ‘Shop assistant Jeanette, from Accrington, was a former beauty queen who clinched two local carnival titles.’
- ‘The pool has been a huge success, attracting not just sun worshipping locals but television stars, film makers and reporters, and even dozens of women eager to be elected the beauty queen of the beach.’
- ‘Philippines Secretary of Tourism Araneta, a former beauty queen, was in town with a delegation of hoteliers, resort owners and casino operators.’
- ‘The winner of the international beauty competition held in Bangkok in May, Glebova was to open the festival last weekend sporting her official beauty queen's regalia.’
- ‘Van Persie's dislike for the press has only deepened since he spent two weeks in a Rotterdam police cell last summer after allegations made by a former beauty queen.’
- ‘‘Sue was a Texas beauty queen, so I think I can kind of fit into that,’ she said.’
- ‘In Ankahee, releasing later this month, she plays a homemaker whose husband has an affair with a beauty queen.’
- ‘And appearances help people get ahead in their careers, an extreme example being a former beauty queen from Venezuela who ran for president.’
- ‘As the 31-year-old talks about world peace, one might mistake her for a beauty queen rather than actual royalty.’
- ‘A former beauty queen, her demons began to get the better of her in mid-life.’
- ‘There were some rumours I never quite got to the bottom of concerning the Sultan's brother and a beauty queen, but he has since moved to England, not altering his lifestyle.’
- ‘From beauty queen to hideously disfigured freak, Brandy personifies our preoccupation with skin-deep vanity and proves that hell hath no fury like a woman's scorn.’
- ‘As it turns out, the beauty queen, on leave from finishing a doctorate in chemistry, never wore the sealskin garment by Dolorosa Nartok.’
- ‘Her aspirations are exactly what you'd expect from a budding beauty queen.’
- ‘The only woman in his life is Grace, an aging beauty queen whom he looks after.’
- ‘McCoist first met Allison, a former beauty queen, when he was playing for Sunderland aged 18.’
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