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
While Birdee isn’t particularly happy to be back in Smithville, her high school beau, Justin (Harry Connick, Jr.), is thrilled at her return—but Birdee is trying to pick up the pieces of her life, not rekindle an old romance.
The former Suits actress visited Edinburgh Castle yesterday alongside beau Prince Harry during their first official joint visit to Scotland.
Cast your vote now for which male celebrity will be the first to carry one: Prada campaign star and Taylor Swift beau Joe Alwyn or fanny pack lover and fashion fan A$AP Rocky.
In a pre-telecast ceremony, the country crooner, who attended the show with her new beau, took to the stage to accept the award and addressed the audience with a heartwarming and emotional speech that was met with roars of applause.
This Valentine’s Day, don’t be that married person lecturing singles about how your beau had nothing to offer but his undying love and twin bed.
Jennifer Lopez got caught on the kiss cam at a basketball game Monday (Jan. 15), and couldn’t help but share a little PDA with beau Alex Rodriguez.
Longtime beau Stedman Graham, after Winfrey's Sunday night speech, signaled Winfrey might run.
The tennis champion married her longtime beau, Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian, this month in an elaborate New Orleans ceremony.
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Origin and Etymology of beau
First Known Use: 1653See Words from the same year
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Definition of beau for English Language Learners
: a woman's male lover or friend
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