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Not Just a Synonym List: 109 Words to Describe Beauty

by Gloria Louden
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It never ceases to amaze me just how many different words there are in the English language. But, what I find even more astonishing is that there are also so many synonyms for each of those words. For example, did you know that there are over 100 different words to describe beauty?

Synonyms can be more useful than you know. For starters, they can make you sound profound and well-read in practically every situation. I’ll admit that I’ve used them to win more arguments than I can count, as they can easily confuse your opponent.

On the other hand, they can also come in handy when it comes to expressing yourself. Let’s say you’re writing a heartfelt message to someone you love. Obviously, you want them to know how beautiful you think they are. However, you’ve already used the word “beauty” several times, and you don’t want to overdo it.

Lucky for you, my A-Z list will give you plenty of material to work with, so enjoy!

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with A

Adorable — lovable; sweet; cute; charming; attractive; easily loved.

Aesthetic — pleasant to look at; artful appearance.

Aglow — shining with light and color; radiant.

Alluring — charming; attractive; able to arouse desire.

Angelic — exceptionally beautiful; pure.

Appealing — attractive; enticing.

Arresting — ravishing; striking; noticeable; remarkable.

Astonishing — fantastic; marvelous; beautiful beyond belief.

Attractive — appealing to the senses; someone with features that arouse interest.

Awe-inspiring — impressive; formidable.

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with B

Beauteous — attractive; pleasant to look at.

Becoming — fitting; pretty.

Beguiling — incredibly charming; attractive.

Belle — used to describe a beautiful woman.

Bewitching — enticing; irresistible.

Breathtaking — astonishing; awe-inspiring; incredibly attractive.

Buxom beauty — a woman with luscious curves; a full-figured woman.

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with C

Celestial — divine; heavenly; sublime.

Charming — lovely; difficult to resist.

Chic — fashionable; stylish.

Classy — elegant; stylish; fashionable.

Comely — fair; attractive; pretty; wholesome.

Cute — pretty; endearing.

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with D

Dainty — delicate; elegant in form or manner; fine; delicately beautiful, pretty or charming.

Darling — cute; cherished; dear.

Dashing — elegant; fashionable.

Dazzling — impressive, beautiful; astounding.

Debonair — attractive; affable; genial.

Delectable — irresistible; stunning.

Divine — other-worldly; heavenly; gorgeous; beautiful.

Dreamy — captivating; attractive.

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with E

Easy on the eyes — attractive; pleasant to look at; gorgeous.

Elegant — classic beauty; graceful.

Enchanting — charming; someone who easily draws attention.

Enticing — charming; alluring; exciting.

Exquisite — someone who exudes incredible beauty and elegance.

Eye-catching — an attractive person who easily draws attention to themselves.

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with F

Fabulous — incredible; gorgeous.

Fair — someone with a pleasant appearance.

Fairy-like — someone with small, delicate features

Fetching — eye-catching; attractive; alluring; captivating.

Foxy — sexy; hot; attractive.

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with G

Glamorous — like a movie star; stylish; alluring.

Glowing — radiant; someone who exudes beauty and charm.

Goddess — a beautiful woman with stunning features.

Good-looking — handsome; attractive; pretty.

Gorgeous — magnificent; stunning; breathtaking.

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with H

Handsome — attractive; good-looking.

Head-turning — someone who is noticeable.

Heart-throb — a good-looking person that easily attracts people.

Heavenly — beautiful; gorgeous; divine; celestial.

Hot — exciting; someone with arousing features.

Hunky — someone with masculine beauty; hot.

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with I

Ideal — someone who is attractive to many people; a person with ideal proportions.

Impeccable — stunning; without flaw; perfect.

Intoxicating — someone with exceptional beauty.

Inviting — tempting; attractive.

Irresistible — charismatic; impossible to resist; overpowering; gorgeous.

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with J

Jaw-dropping — someone who looks visually stunning.

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with K

Knockout — gorgeous; stunning.

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with L

Lady-like — used to describe a woman with delicate features and dainty beauty.

Looker — someone with attractive features.

Lovely — pretty; pleasant to look at.

Loveable — a good-looking person with an attractive personality.

Luscious — very appealing; lavish.

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with M

Magnificent — someone with an elegant appearance; stunning.

Majestic — someone with luxurious beauty.

Marvelous — similar to magnificent; astonishing; extraordinary.

Mesmerizing — someone who is visually stunning and difficult to ignore.

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with N

Nice-looking — someone who is pleasant to look at; someone with understated beauty.

Naturally-pretty — someone who doesn’t need makeup to enhance their appearance; cute.

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with O

Otherworldly — someone with stunning features; a person of exquisite beauty.

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with P

Perfect — flawless; gorgeous.

Photogenic — someone who looks beautiful in pictures.

Picturesque — artistic; striking; exquisite.

Pretty — attractive; cute.

Pulchritudinous — breath-taking; stunning; appealing; attractive.

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with Q

Quaint — pretty in an old-fashioned way; easy on the eyes.

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with R

Radiant — glowing with beauty.

Ravishing — attractive; stunning; entrancing; enticing.

Remarkable — noticeably beautiful; exceptional.

Resplendent — splendid; dazzling.

Riveting — gorgeous; stunning.

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with S

Scrumptious — someone who looks “good enough to eat”; delectable.

Seductive — tempting; alluring; attractive; sexy.

Sensuous — appealing to the senses.

Sexy — hot; desirable; beautiful.

Shapely — pleasantly shaped; sexy.

Spectacular — noticeable; impressive; sensational.

Splendiferous — splendid; gorgeous; hot.

Staggering — astonishing; breathtaking; fabulous.

Statuesque — dignified, graceful, proportionate.

Striking — sensational; impressive; noticeable.

Stunning — gorgeous; attractive; impressive; amazing.

Suave — charming; pleasant; gracious.

Sublime — awe-inspiring; impressive; stunning.

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with T

Tantalizing — inviting; arousing; interesting; desirable.

Tempting — enticing; attractive; appealing; seductive; inviting.

Timeless — usually used along with the noun “beauty” to describe someone with exceptional looks.

Tretis — pretty; nicely proportioned.

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with U

Unreal — used to describe someone with “otherworldly” beauty.

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with V

Venust — beautiful; amiable.

Voluptuous — hot; sexy; full-figured; curvaceous.

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with W

Well-formed — physically attractive; sexy.

Winsome — attractive; lovely.

Wonderous — incredible; stunning; amazing; staggering; someone with exceptionally good looks

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with Y

Youthful — fresh; vigorous; someone who looks young

Yummy — similar to scrumptious; someone who looks good enough to eat.

Words to Describe Beauty that Start with Z

Zingy — striking; attractive; appealing.

Final Thoughts

Although the word beautiful has its merits, sometimes using a synonym can make an entire sentence sound more profound. Even more so if you’re writing something to a loved one. I mean, who doesn’t like being called ravishing or exquisite?

As you can see, there’s plenty of different words to describe beauty, so choose one that sounds the best to you. Also, feel free to use the word beauty and its synonyms as often as you can. Remember, the right word can open a world of opportunity!

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