Dictionary.net

Definitions of Beaux

  1. pl. of Beau.
  2. of Bel- esprit
  3. Plural of BEAU.
  4. A man studious of fashion in dress; a suitor to a lady.
  5. of Beau
Loading...

Quotes of Beaux

  1. I love Les Beaux Peeps. Everyone in that band works together really well. I used to go out to see bands a lot; now it seems there just aren't any I like. – Clea Duvall
  2. PS: It's all gossip about the prince. I'm not in the habit of taking my girlfriends' beaux – Wallis Simpson

Usage examples for Beaux

  1. These young ladies would not, I'm sure, do us old fellows the honour of waiting for us; and the young beaux deserted to your tea- table a long hour ago- so why you have not been dancing is a mystery beyond my comprehension. – Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond] by Maria Edgeworth
  2. " This was given me for my beaux yeux," he said, " but I don't want any tea, so please take it, and don't let it be wasted." – The Motor Maid by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  3. The Prince of Beaux was fastidious in his penmanship as in everything else. – Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland by Joseph Tatlow
  4. Born in New York, 1862. Studied in Beaux Arts, Paris. – The Art of the Exposition by Eugen Neuhaus
  5. She says I'll have to put up my hair and let down my frocks pretty soon, and that I'll probably be thinking of beaux in another year, though she hopes to goodness I won't, until I've got through with school at least. – Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man by Marie Conway Oemler
  6. Many were the compliments which were paid to the fair young minstrel by old and young; by simpering beaux and generous maidens. – Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion by St. George Tucker
  7. Just in proportion as she ignored the young beaux so they thronged about her. – Rose of Dutcher's Coolly by Hamlin Garland
  8. She's too young to have beaux – The Rosie World by Parker Fillmore
  9. It is the one who refuses to be wound about a finger, that always keeps the beaux on a string. – Polly in New York by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  10. " Yes; but I don't want any beaux around to- day. – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
  11. In the " London Spy," by Ned Wright, it is related that a parcel of raw, second- rate beaux and wits were conceited if they had but the honour to dip a finger and thumb into Mr. Dryden's snuff- box. – England in the Days of Old by William Andrews
  12. A man so formed must be approved by his Creator, and more useful to mankind than ten thousand modern beaux – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  13. One of the ways he offers to Americans to prove their friendship for France is in helping the students of the Beaux Arts. – With the French in France and Salonika by Richard Harding Davis
  14. She has taken a fancy to your beaux yeux. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  15. But what a fool you are, Godfrey, to come out in your dancing shoes and stockings in this way- and you one of the beaux of the evening, and at your own house! – Silas Marner The Weaver of Raveloe by George Eliot
  16. You're entitled to pretty gowns and parties and beaux and all the other things that belong to the teens and twenties. – Flower of the Dusk by Myrtle Reed
  17. If I stay here and go back a Beaux Arts man, I can go to New York or Chicago and get right into the center of the big things being done. – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  18. I did not propose to be thwarted by the beaux of Cincinnati, so I stepped toward Doctor Armstrong. – The House of a Thousand Candles by Meredith Nicholson
  19. It seems to me that Huneker stands on a higher level than any of these industrious gentlemen, and that his writings on music are of much more value, despite his divided allegiance among the beaux arts. – A Book of Prefaces by H. L. Mencken

Rhymes for Beaux