Beau Brummell

noun

Beau Brum·​mell ˈbō-ˈbrə-məl How to pronounce Beau Brummell (audio)

Examples of Beau Brummell in a Sentence

the Beau Brummells at the health club spend most of their time in front of the mirror
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Word History

Etymology

nickname of G. B. Brummell

First Known Use

1834, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Beau Brummell was in 1834

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“Beau Brummell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Beau%20Brummell. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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