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Definitions of beau

  1. A man who takes great care to dress in the latest fashion; a dandy.
  2. A man who escorts, or pays attentions to, a lady; an escort; a lover.
  3. A man who dresses himself strictly according to the fashion; a ladies man or suitor; an escort; a lover.
  4. A fine, gay man, fond of dress: a lover:- pl. BEAUX, boz.
  5. BELLE.
  6. A dressy, or gallant man; a lover.
  7. A ladies man; a dandy.
  8. An escort or lover.
  9. A gay man that attends much to dress; in familiar language, a man who pays attention to a lady; a lover.
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Usage examples for beau

  1. Le Beau shrugged his shoulders. – The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume
  2. Personally she would have preferred very much not to have a beau. – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith
  3. " Jane Morton's got a beau! – Chicken Little Jane by Lily Munsell Ritchie
  4. 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
  5. " 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
  6. My mother's delighted at the idea,- yes, Beau! – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  7. 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
  8. He always declares that you are the very beau ideal of an English country gentleman." – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  9. Beau, said the boy, I've had such a dream! – Tales of the Chesapeake by George Alfred Townsend
  10. Jack Dane's found Beau? – The Motor Maid by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  11. 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
  12. " 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
  13. " Thank you, no," said Beau. – Aladdin O'Brien by Gouverneur Morris
  14. " '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
  15. " 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
  16. " As you will, dear Beau," laughed Mr. Lovely. – The Passionate Elopement by Compton Mackenzie
  17. Indeed, he is the ideal French beau very much in love. – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  18. In fact, he was an old beau of mine. – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
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