Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Beauty and the Beast

     
Beauty and the Beast
an old story about a beautiful young girl called Beauty, who is forced to live with a frightening creature called the Beast. The Beast loves her and she gradually begins to care about him too. He continually asks her to marry him, and when she finally agrees, he magically becomes the beautiful prince that he used to be.

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary