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
Nothing that a touch of black winged liner, and a rocker beau, couldn’t handle.
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The post included two images: one of the love birds dolled up and gazing into each other’s eyes, and another of the duo passionately kissing in front of a scenic waterfall, with Winter’s legs wrapped around her beau.
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And sometimes, a stroll on the beach can be received as a very public announcement to the world of your romantic relationship with someone — just ask Taylor Swift and former beau Tom Hiddleston.
Swift’s current beau, Joe Alwyn, is referenced plenty in the clip, one time with his name in Chinese written on a wall (according to a fan).
The performance also featured several guest artists including Foster's beau Katharine McPhee, who sang about her love for her adopted Chihuahua Larry.
Earlier that day, she was spotted wearing her beau's tour merch to church.
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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
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