a male lover or sweetheart.
a frequent and attentive male escort for a girl or woman.
a dandy; fop.
to escort (a girl or woman), as to a social gathering.
- beauish, adjective
- beau , bow
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How to use beau in a sentence
As she juggles two jobs, moving in with her beau, and the continued draw of alcohol, Cassie seems to be spiraling out of control all over again.‘The Flight Attendant’ Season 2 Trailer Introduces a Kaley Cuoco Multiverse | Fletcher Peters | April 4, 2022 | The Daily Beast
That proved to be true for star chef, Cutthroat Kitchen champion and Just Savor founder Chef Huda, and her beau, IT exec and former winery owner Lamar.Bridal Bliss: Celeb Chef Huda And Lamar’s Dream Destination Wedding Came True In Barbados | Victoria Uwumarogie | December 8, 2021 | Essence.com
She’s been married twice and, in her own words, has had “lots of beaus.”
Whatever the reason, Burton was committed enough to leave tiny Bunker Hill to seek out her beau.
But that just made Summer more enticing, an unobtainable beau Ideal.
Kudos to the voters for nominating Allison Janney and beau Bridges for the blistering guest turns, too.The Enraging Emmy Nominations: 20 Snubs and Surprises | Kevin Fallon | July 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
People know Kurt Sutter and Vince Gilligan and beau Willimon from House of Cards.Jim Rash on ‘The Writers’ Room’ and the Future of ‘Community’ | Kevin Fallon | April 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
beau Kilmer, co-director of the drug policy research center at RAND Corporation, calls the decision “extremely frustrating.”Gov't Abandons Best Survey for Counting U.S. Drug Users | Abby Haglage | April 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Celuy-cy avoit souvent esvad le danger d'estre noy, et tout fraischement le beau jour de la Pentecoste dernire.
At least this is as far as my observation of him goes on the few occasions I have seen him in the beau monde.Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
A coquette is said to be an imperfect incarnation of Cupid, as she keeps her beau, and not her arrows, in a quiver.The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
Then he started, and suffered five suffocating minutes in the public sitting-room of the beau Soleil.Rosemary in Search of a Father | C. N. Williamson
A beau highwayman and a miserable chimney sweeper were to be hanged together at Newgate for their respective deserts.The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
British Dictionary definitions for beau
a lover, sweetheart, or escort of a girl or woman
a man who is greatly concerned with his clothes and appearance; dandy
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