noun (plural beaux /bōz/ or beaus)dated
1A boyfriend or male admirer.
- Should a girl wish to elicit gasps of admiration from her friends and family when introducing her latest beau, a Blues rower is an ideal date.
- Like all fictional gay men Carrie can rely on him to escort her to parties when she doesn't have a beau.
- Since your date is busy with my date, how about dancing with your old beau?
boyfriend, sweetheart, lover, darling, partner, significant other, escort, admirer, suitor
informal (main) squeeze, boy toy, BF
dated young man
Late 17th century (sense 2): from French, literally 'handsome', from Latin bellus.
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