Associations to the word «Belle»

Wiktionary

BELLE, noun. An attractive woman.
BELLE, proper noun. A female given name
BELLE, proper noun. A female given name.
BELLE ÉPOQUE, proper noun. A period in European history, in the decades before the First World War, characterized by artistic and cultural refinement
BELLE EPOQUE, proper noun. Alternative spelling of Belle Époque
BELLE ÉPOQUE, proper noun. Alternative spelling of Belle Époque
BELLE EPOQUE, proper noun. Alternative spelling of Belle Époque
BELLE ESPRIT, noun. Misspelling of bel esprit.
BELLE LAIDE, noun. A woman who is attractive despite not being conventionally beautiful.
BELLE OF THE BALL, noun. The woman generally acknowledged to be the most beautiful or attractive at a dance or similar function
BELLE SABREUSE, noun. A gallant swordswoman; a dashing female adventurer.

Dictionary definition

BELLE, noun. A young woman who is the most charming and beautiful of several rivals; "she was the belle of the ball".

Wise words

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John Locke