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beau geste

noun \bō-ˈzhest\
plural beaux gestes or beau gestes \bō-ˈzhest\

Definition of BEAU GESTE

1
:  a graceful or magnanimous gesture
2
:  an ingratiating conciliatory gesture

Origin of BEAU GESTE

French, literally, beautiful gesture
First Known Use: 1900

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