[ US /ˈbɛɫ/ ]
[ UK /bˈɛl/ ]
  1. a young woman who is the most charming and beautiful of several rivals
    she was the belle of the ball
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How To Use belle In A Sentence

  • Lost in nostalgic souvenirs I ambled past les belles, snapping a few more photos along the way. Kindness of strangers
  • I didn't really like this new Annabelle at all: she wasn't her old friendly self, she was hostile, brash and rude and she clearly held a large grudge towards me.
  • I'm still labelled a hypochondriac, a lier, someone who's making things up. BlogHer - Comments
  • The horses were belled and spancelled near by, feeding on the cane and wild grass, and Polly Ann was cooking journey-cakes on a stone. Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Winston Churchill
  • Amateurs can easily fill the tubes using simple agricultural tools, after which bags are arranged in a spiral that is gradually corbelled inwards as it ascends to form a dome.
  • She goes from being a Southern belle, who's never been able to do anything practical, to someone who learns to survive under the most terrible circumstances of war and deprivation.
  • Belle does some kind of abstruse Boswellising; after the first meal, having gauged the kind of jests that would pay here, I observed, ‘Boswell is Barred during this cruise.’ Vailima Letters
  • Measures designed to promote and protect local educational values could be labelled as ‘barriers to trade’.
  • Je sais pourquoi: Braise a voulu se faire belle avant sa rencontre de demain avec Allia! Ebouriffe - French Word-A-Day
  • He was wearing a red V-neck shirt with long sleeves that belled out near the hands, white jeans, and black slip-on shoes with thick white socks.
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