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belle Explained

belle at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[bel]

belle at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

"beautiful woman well-dressed; reigning beauty," 1622, from Fr., from O.Fr. bele, from L. bella, fem. of bellus "beautiful, fair." ///

belle at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] old-fashioned [Date: 1600-1700; Language: French; Origin: , from the feminine form of beau; BEAU]// a beautiful girl or woman// the belle of the ball (=the most beautiful girl at a dance or party) //

belle at Dutch => English Of Explained:

intenti

bêlle at French => English Of Explained:

moans

belle at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

32 Moby Thesaurus words for "belle":
Miss America, bathing beauty, beau ideal, beaut, beauty,
beauty contest winner, beauty queen, bunny, charmer, cover girl,
dazzler, dream, enchantress, fine lady, grande dame, great beauty,
knockout, lady fair, looker, model, paragon, peach, pinup,
pinup girl, precieuse, pussycat, raving beauty, reigning beauty,
sex kitten, slick chick, stunner, toast

Belle at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Belle \Belle\ (b[e^]l), n. [F. belle, fem. of bel, beau,
beautiful, fine. See {Beau}.]
A young lady of superior beauty and attractions; a handsome
lady, or one who attracts notice in society; a fair lady.

belle at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

belle
n : a young woman who is the most charming and beautiful of
several rivals; "she was the belle of the ball"

belle at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Belle

English

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » fr Inter: term » belle||beautiful|lang=fr, from Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » bella|lang=la.

Pronunciation

* Inter: IPA » /bɛl/

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
  • An attractive woman.
    1. : In her new dress she felt like the belle of the ball.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » beautiful woman

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|красавица|tr=krasávica

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|kaunotar


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    Inter: top » 2
  • belle assemblée
  • belle dame
  • belle laide

  • Inter: mid » 2
    • belle passion
    • belles-lettres


    Inter: botto » m

    Dutch

    Verb

    Inter: head » nl
  • Inter: nl-verb-form » n=sg|t=pres|m=subj|bellen

  • French

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /bɛl/|lang=fr, Inter: X-SAMPA » /bEl/

    Adjective

    Inter: fr-adj-form » f
  • Inter: feminine of » beau

    Noun

    Inter: fr-noun » f

  • beautiful woman, Inter: l » en|belle, beauty

  • Interlingua

    Adjective

    Inter: ia-ad » j
  • beautiful

  • Italian

    Adjective

    belle Inter: f » plural
  • Inter: feminine of » bello

    Noun

    belle {{f}}

  • Inter: plural of » bella|lang=it

  • Category: Category:Italian adjective forms -

    Jèrriais

    Adjective

    Inter: roa-jer-adj-form » f
  • Inter: feminine of » bieau|lang=roa-jer

  • Latin

    Etymology

    From Inter: term » bellus||pretty, handsome|lang=la

    Adverb

    Inter: la-adv » bell||e
  • well, neatly, perfectly
    1. prettily, delightfully

      Related terms

      * bellus

  • bonus

  • Turkish

    Verb form

    belle
  • note

  • Category: Category:Turkish verb forms -
    Translation: br » belle
    Translation: de » belle
    Translation: et » belle
    Translation: el » belle
    Translation: es » belle
    Translation: eo » belle
    Translation: fr » belle
    Translation: gu » belle
    Translation: ko » belle
    Translation: io » belle
    Translation: kn » belle
    Translation: sw » belle
    Translation: ku » belle
    Translation: lt » belle
    Translation: hu » belle
    Translation: mg » belle
    Translation: my » belle
    Translation: fj » belle
    Translation: nl » belle
    Translation: ja » belle
    Translation: no » belle
    Translation: pl » belle
    Translation: ro » belle
    Translation: fi » belle
    Translation: sv » belle
    Translation: ta » belle
    Translation: te » belle
    Translation: vi » belle
    Translation: wa » belle
    Translation: zh » belle

    Belle at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » belle

    English

    Proper noun

    Inter: en-proper nou » n
  • A female given name, diminutive of Isabelle and Annabelle, by folk etymology interpreted as "belle". More common as a middle name than a first name.

  • Category: Category:English diminutives of female given names -
    Translation: et » Belle
    Translation: es » Belle
    Translation: fr » Belle
    Translation: ru » Belle
    Translation: sr » Belle

    bèlle at English (WD) Of Explained:

    ==Limburgish==

    Etymology

    * After Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone

    Noun

    bèlle n
  • calling, telephoning

    Verb

    ; bèlle

  • to call, to telephone

  • Inter: li-conj1-2c » bèl|Montfortian|höbbe|l
    Category: Category:Limburgish nouns -
    Category: Category:Limburgish verbs -
    Translation: li » bèlle

    Bellé at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » belle|Belle|bèlle

    Jèrriais

    Proper noun

    Inter: roa-jer-proper noun » f|sort=Belle
  • Inter: given name » female|sort=Belle|lang=roa-jer, equivalent to English Inter: term » Arabella.