George Bryan Brummell, 1778–1840, an Englishman who set the fashion in men's clothes.
an extremely or excessively well-dressed man; fop; dandy.
a dressing table for men, having a variety of elaborate arrangements of mirrors, candle brackets, etc. (invented in England in the late 18th century).
- Also Beau Brum·mel (for defs. 2, 3) .
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How to use Beau Brummell in a sentence
From the streets of New York to the runways of Chanel, the elegant, bespoke aesthetic of Beau Brummell is coming back in style.
Remmy Carroll's personal appearance was not quite as distingu as that of his great contemporary, Beau Brummell.Bits of Blarney | R. Shelton Mackenzie
Beau Brummell was guilty in this respect, when he was once asked by a lady if he would "take a cup of tea."Talks on Talking | Grenville Kleiser
Beau Brummell, the Prince of Dandies and the most insolent of men, was once asked by a lady if be would "take a cup of tea."Collections and Recollections | George William Erskine Russell
In his immaculate evening dress, he was a Beau Brummell among hotel clerks, that man.The Man with the Clubfoot | Valentine Williams
Chesterfield could never have been more quietly self-possessed; Beau Brummell more imperturbable.The Blunders of a Bashful Man | Metta Victoria Fuller Victor