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beaut

1. A shortening of "beauty." Wow man, that car's a beaut! Look at how it shines in the sun!
2. Something that is outstanding, unique, or noteworthy. The concept is really a beaut, but how are we going to execute it? That was a beaut of a fall, huh? Geez, I really scraped up my knees.

You beaut!

"Beaut" is a colloquial shortening of "beauty."
1. An exclamation of joy, pleasure, triumph, etc. Primarily heard in Australia, New Zealand. A: "Our new app has just been downloaded over one million times!" B: "You beaut! That's great news!"
2. An exclamation of affection, praise, or appreciation for someone. A: "I managed to get your computer working again." B: "Ah, you beaut—you're a life saver!" A: "Here's a video of me singing to my grandmother at her 90th birthday party." B: "You beaut, you've got me in tears watching this!"
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

beaut

(bjut)
n. someone or something excellent, not necessarily beautiful. This is a beaut of a day!
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Gus Thresh said: "I thought my photo (above) captured the great sky and also the action in the game perfectly with Davidson's throw in the foreground," while Declan Bailey described the sunset as 'a beaut'.
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TALKING of men not saying what they mean, what a beaut is being spun by Sven Goran Eriksson.