Associations to the word «Beau»


BEAU, noun. (dated) A man with a reputation for fine dress and etiquette; a dandy or fop.
BEAU, noun. (dated) A male lover; a boyfriend.
BEAU, noun. A male escort.
BEAU, proper noun. A male given name used since mid-twentieth century.
BEAU GESTE, noun. A gracious gesture, noble in form but often futile or meaningless in substance.
BEAU IDÉAL, noun. An emulable eidolon embodying excellence in a particular respect.
BEAU IDEAL, noun. Nonstandard spelling of beau idéal.
BEAU JOUEUR, noun. A gambler, especially if skilled, gallant.
BEAU JOUEUR, noun. A good sport, a gallant sportsman.
BEAU MONDE, noun. (dated) The fashionable part of society.
BEAU SABREUR, noun. A gallant warrior; a handsome or dashing adventurer.

Dictionary definition

BEAU, noun. A man who is the lover of a girl or young woman; "if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked".
BEAU, noun. A man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance.

Wise words

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