[ bruhm-uh l ]
/ ˈbrʌm əl /
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).
We Can Thank Alexander Hamilton For Giving Us These WordsSince Lin Manuel Miranda turned Hamilton from a mysterious face on our $10 bill to a household name, the impact this "bastard orphan" had on our modern lives has become increasingly apparent. Case in point: Many of the words and phrases used on a daily basis in America are thought to have originated with everyone's favorite "ten dollar founding father."
Also Beau Brum·mel (for defs 2, 3).
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