Definitions of beau

  1. a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
  2. a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman; " if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked"
  3. A man who takes great care to dress in the latest fashion; a dandy.
  4. A man who escorts, or pays attentions to, a lady; an escort; a lover.
  5. A man who dresses himself strictly according to the fashion; a ladies man or suitor; an escort; a lover.
  6. A fine, gay man, fond of dress: a lover:- pl. BEAUX, boz.
  7. BELLE.
  8. A dressy, or gallant man; a lover.
  9. A ladies man; a dandy.
  10. An escort or lover.
  11. A gay man that attends much to dress; in familiar language, a man who pays attention to a lady; a lover.

Antonyms for beau

slob, sloven.

Quotes of beau

  1. As far as Beau is concerned, we're on the same team, we root for each other. If my parts are slightly more attractive, or are perceived that way by others, he's very content. – Jeff Bridges
  2. I have two cats at home in Minnesota with my family. Beau and Skippy. – Rachael Leigh Cook
  3. Most fathers don't see the war within the daughter, her struggles with conflicting images of the idealized and flawed father, her temptation both to retreat to Daddy's lap and protection and to push out of his embrace to that of beau and the world beyond home. – Victoria Secunda
  4. Some women feel the best cure for a broken heart is a new beau – Gene Tierney

Usage examples for beau

  1. But if I liked him, if he were the beau ideal of my dreams, could I break the vow I made one day in your presence? – Cynthia Wakeham's Money by Anna Katharine Green
  2. He always declares that you are the very beau ideal of an English country gentleman." – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  3. " Pray for France, little one," he murmured, and she repeated with a pale smile: " For France and you, beau Monsieur." – The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers
  4. Jack Dane's found Beau – The Motor Maid by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  5. She had a beau and I used to steal his letters and pretend I had read them, just for the fun of seeing her get in a rage. – Blue Robin, the Girl Pioneer by Rena I. Halsey
  6. Beau said the boy, I've had such a dream! – Tales of the Chesapeake by George Alfred Townsend
  7. " As you will, dear Beau laughed Mr. Lovely. – The Passionate Elopement by Compton Mackenzie
  8. " Jane Morton's got a beau – Chicken Little Jane by Lily Munsell Ritchie
  9. Indeed, he is the ideal French beau very much in love. – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  10. At the head of it rode Young, the beau sabreur of Georgia, erect, gallant, with his brave eye and smile. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  11. My mother's delighted at the idea,- yes, Beau – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  12. In fact, he was an old beau of mine. – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
  13. Le Beau shrugged his shoulders. – The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume
  14. I suppose I shall have to invite some other young gentleman besides yourself, for the girls will hardly fancy the old Indian for a beau – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes
  15. " It ain't a question of liking it, Beau he rebuked me. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. " Say, Beau Johnny Hedges would ask, when I appeared of a morning, " what happened in the great world last night?" – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  17. And if I were, beau sire? – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  18. " Thank you, no," said Beau – Aladdin O'Brien by Gouverneur Morris
  19. " 'Tis bad enough, I vow," laughed an old beau who sought fame as a man of a cynical turn of humor. – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  20. Personally she would have preferred very much not to have a beau – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith

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