to make or become beautiful.
Hate never was, and never will be, a beautifier of the face.
The Hero of Garside School J. Harwood Panting
Time has been described as a beautifier and as a consoler; but it is also a teacher.
Character Samuel Smiles
He saw that it was beautiful, now absolutely beautiful, and he knew love to be the beautifier.
Rayton: A Backwoods Mystery Theodore Goodridge Roberts
Cold cream may be a future beautifier but certainly not a present one.
A House Party with the Tucker Twins Nell Speed
Poverty, then, is the builder and beautifier of all huts and cottages.
Recreations of Christopher North, Volume I (of 2) John Wilson
And, because it is laden with soot, the air of Chicago is a great mystifier and beautifier.
Your United States Arnold Bennett
And this is because love the beautifier went with her all the way!
April’s Lady Margaret Wolfe Hungerford
Don’t you remember that you said a decorator meant a beautifier, and Fred said it meant a scene-painter?
Gritli’s Children Johanna Spyri
For this reason, perhaps, was the leek accounted not only as salubrious, but as a beautifier.
The Funny Side of Physic A. D. Crabtre
He seemed actually less good-looking than she remembered; for anguish is no beautifier.
Far to Seek Maud Diver
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
to make or become beautiful
mid-15c., “to make beautiful,” from beauty + -fy. Intransitive sense, “to become beautiful,” is recorded from 1590s. Related: Beautified; beautifying.
to make or become beautiful. Historical Examples It preserves and beautifies the teeth, arrests decay, and induces a healthy action in the gums. Mrs. Hale’s Receipts for the Million Sarah Josepha Hale Is it possible for a woman to be insensible to anything that beautifies her? Sister Anne (Novels of Paul de Kock, Volume X) […]
having beauty; possessing qualities that give great pleasure or satisfaction to see, hear, think about, etc.; delighting the senses or mind: a beautiful dress; a beautiful speech. excellent of its kind: a beautiful putt on the seventh hole; The chef served us a beautiful roast of beef. wonderful; very pleasing or satisfying. the concept of […]
- Beautiful gate
beautiful gate the name of one of the gates of the temple (Acts 3:2). It is supposed to have been the door which led from the court of the Gentiles to the court of the women. It was of massive structure, and covered with plates of Corinthian brass. Historical Examples “Rise up and walk,” said […]
- Beautiful people
(often initial capital letters) wealthy or famous people, often members of the jet set, who mingle in glamorous social circles and who, because of their celebrity, often establish trends or fashions. Contemporary Examples beautiful people and vehicles abound and the staff operates as flawlessly as any I’ve seen. Gal With a Suitcase Jolie Hunt July […]