Beautiful person



(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

It is funny how friends disappear when they see you at a class reunion and you are not the beautiful person you once were.
Your Puffy-Face Moments, Inspired by Ashley Judd April 12, 2012

They would speak up, but in tones still soft and placid; and Spahn often overheard them describing him as a “beautiful person.”
Gay Talese on Charlie Manson’s Home on the Range Gay Talese October 30, 2014

Historical Examples

It costs a beautiful person no exertion to paint her image on our eyes; yet how splendid is that benefit!
The Oxford Book of American Essays Various

Anne thought she was the most beautiful person she had ever seen.
The Prisoner Alice Brown

How then is a beautiful person to be degraded by anything the likes of you, or your fellow-dog, do to her?
Rest Harrow Maurice Hewlett

Helim had an only child, a girl of noble soul, and a most beautiful person.
Thackerayana William Makepeace Thackeray

He told her this, and that, and the other; that he loved her dearly; that she was the most beautiful person in the world.
The Imaginary Invalid Molire

I used to think she was the most beautiful person in the world.
The Literary Sense E. Nesbit

So, too, on beholding a beautiful person, how common the wish that the mind it clothed were also good!
Lectures on Art Washington Allston

He said Electra was beautiful, quite the most beautiful person in the world.
Rose MacLeod Alice Brown

plural noun
(sometimes capitals) the beautiful people, rich, fashionable people in international high society

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