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beau

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of beau

  1. 1 a male romantic companion <her new beau brought flowers when he picked her up for their first date> Synonyms boyfriend, boy, fellow, man, old man, swainRelated Words admirer, crush, steady; gallant, suitor, wooer; beloved, darling, dear, favorite, flame, honey, love, lover, significant other, soul mate, spark, sparker, squeeze [slang], sweet, sweetheart, sweetie, sweetie pie, valentine; fancy man, gigolo; date, escort; groom, husband; fiancé, intended

  2. 2 a man extremely interested in his clothing and personal appearance <in his youth he had been a flashy beau and a hit with all the ladies> Synonyms dandy, Beau Brummell, buck, dude, fop, gallant, jay, lounge lizard, macaroni, pretty boy, toff [chiefly British]Related Words coxcomb, fancy Dan, popinjay; blade, cavalier, dasher; clotheshorse, exquisite, swellNear Antonyms slob, sloven




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