Free Dictionary

Free Dictionary

Home ×
Link Link Link Link

Search Result for "beaus": 

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Beau \Beau\ (b[=o]), n.; pl. F. Beaux (E. pron. b[=o]z), E. Beaus (b[=o]z). [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. [1913 Webster] 2. A man who escorts, or pays attentions to, a lady; an escort; a suitor or lover. [1913 Webster]