Definitions for: Beau


[n] a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman; "if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked"
[n] a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance



Webster (1913) Definition: Beau, n.; pl. F. Beaux (E. pron. b?z), E. Beaus. [F.,
a fop, fr. beau fine, beautiful, fr. L. bellus pretty, fine,
for bonulus, dim. of bonus good. See Bounty, and cf.
Belle, Beauty.]
1. A man who takes great care to dress in the latest fashion;
a dandy.

2. A man who escorts, or pays attentions to, a lady; an
escort; a lover.

Synonyms: boyfriend, clotheshorse, dandy, dude, fashion plate, fellow, fop, gallant, sheik, swain, swell, young man

See Also: adult male, Beau Brummell, Brummell, cockscomb, coxcomb, George Bryan Brummell, lover, man

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