Definitions of Beaux

  1. pl. of Beau.
  2. A man studious of fashion in dress; a suitor to a lady.
  3. of Beau

Usage examples for Beaux

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. " 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
  5. Just in proportion as she ignored the young beaux, so they thronged about her. – Rose of Dutcher's Coolly by Hamlin Garland
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. She has taken a fancy to your beaux yeux. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. " Yes; but I don't want any beaux around to- day. – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
  14. 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
  15. She's too young to have beaux. – The Rosie World by Parker Fillmore
  16. 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
  17. Born in New York, 1862. Studied in Beaux Arts, Paris. – The Art of the Exposition by Eugen Neuhaus
  18. 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