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
Diana and her beau, Dodi Al Fayed, sipped their coffee marveling at the breathtaking Emerald Coast in Sardinia.
Celebrated folk singer Judy Collins (Judy Blue Eyes) has reunited with Crosby Stills and Nash legend and former beau, Steven Stills, to create a new album, Stills & Collins, Forbes reported.
Over the weekend, Chyna was spotted getting her nails done with her new beau Mechie in tow — and with an exciting new look.
The two Catherines play wonderfully off each other, and veteran actor Olivier Gourmet, a regular in the films of Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, gives a memorable performance as Frot’s unlikely beau.
Maybe your new beau has a stuffed animal from his ex-girlfriend on the bed.
Young Keller had a devoted beau at one point, who was driven away by her family.
Seems that the love triangle involving Mary Jane, her boss, Justin, and her British beau Lee has become too complicated to navigate.
A Marrero woman, enraged that her boyfriend didn't want to fire up the grill on the Fourth of July, beat her beau with a baseball bat, bit him and stabbed him, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.
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Origin and Etymology of beau
First Known Use: 1653See Words from the same year
Synonymsboyfriend, boy, fellow, man, old man, swain
Related Wordsadmirer, 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
Near Antonymsslob, sloven
BEAU Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of beau for English Language Learners
: a woman's male lover or friend
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