noun (plural beaux /bōz/ or beaus)• dated
- 1A boyfriend or male admirer.More example sentences
- 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?
late 17th century (sense 2): from French, literally 'handsome', from Latin bellus.