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Definition 1: a man who is the lover of a man or woman - [noun denoting person]

Samples where beau or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked
  • When the law changed, Pet could finally married his long-time boyfriend Jim

Synonyms for beau in the sense of this definition

(beau is a kind of ...) a person who loves someone or is loved by someone

(beau is a kind of ...) an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)

"there were two women and six men on the bus"

Definition 2: a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for beau in the sense of this definition

(beau is a kind of ...) an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)

"there were two women and six men on the bus"

(... is a kind of beau ) a conceited dandy who is overly impressed by his own accomplishments

(... is a kind of beau ) a British dandy in the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms

"Yankee Doodle stuck a feather in his cap and called it macaroni"

(... is an instance of beau) English dandy who was a fashion leader during the Regency (1778-1840)

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