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English noun: beau

1. beau (person) a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman


SamplesIf I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked.


Synonymsboyfriend, fellow, swain, young man


Broader (hypernym)adult male, lover, man

2. beau (person) a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance


Synonymsclotheshorse, dandy, dude, fashion plate, fop, gallant, sheik, swell


Broader (hypernym)adult male, man


Narrower (hyponym)cockscomb, coxcomb, macaroni


Instance hyponymBeau Brummell, Brummell, George Bryan Brummell









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