Examples of beau in a Sentence
Her beaux between marriage generally fell into two categories: ineffectual pretty boys or handsome brutes. —Joanne Kaufman, People, 21 Mar. 1988
This was essentially the vehicle that had been perfected, through more than a century or two, for—and by—a continuing line of fops, beaux, macaronis, dudes, bucks, blades, swells, bloods and mashers. —Osbert Sitwell, The Scarlet Tree, 1975
She introduced us to her latest beau.
her new beau brought flowers when he picked her up for their first date
Recent Examples of beau from the Web
However, just a few days ago, news surfaced that Chloe had reportedly separated from her beau of four years, Austin Nichols.
After all those adorable Instagram posts, Maddie Ziegler is opening up about her new beau.
Rihanna's new love revealed as Toyota heir and Naomi Campbell's ex-beau Hassan Jameel https://t.co/f5XUArb7VE pic.twitter.com/WeSpeUnw2n — Daily Mail Celebrity (@DailyMailCeleb) June 28,
Now her longtime beau Ken is following in her improbably tiny footsteps and getting a new body of his own, as well as skin color and hairstyles.
Though Kourt was not seen with alleged beau Younes Bendjima, the oldest of the Kardashian sisters was most definitely not with her kids’ father, Scott Disick.
Chastain, 40, and her beau, an Italian fashion exec who works for the French brand Moncler, hosted a pre-ceremony bash Friday that was attended by Anne Hathaway and husband Adam Shulman, Emily Blunt and more A-listers, according to People.
The reality star was pictured heading into Finga Licking restaurant in Miami Gardens with her beau Travis Scott.
With the Starboy: Legend of the Fall tour in full swing, Gomez showed her support by rocking her beau's tour merch to attend a Hillsong United church service in NYC on Sunday (June 5th).
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Origin and Etymology of beau
borrowed from French, from beau, bel (masculine), belle (feminine) “beautiful, good-looking,” going back to Old French bel, going back to Latin bellus, probably going back (via *duellos, assimilated from *duenlos) to *dwenelos, diminutive of *dwe-nos “good” (whence Old Latin duenos, Latin bonus) — more at bounty
First Known Use: 1653See Words from the same year
BEAU Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of beau for English Language Learners
: a woman's male lover or friend
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