beaunoun [ C ]uk /bəʊ/ us /boʊ/ plural beaux uk /bəʊz/ us /boʊz/ beaus old-fashioned
Examples from literature
- But I'm an old woman, I am, and I've never had time to be a young one, and I've never had a beau nor nothing.
- I suppose you've had a beau some time or other.
- Is he your beau?
- Once he told her frankly that if she ever got a beau, he—Jimmy—was going to quit.
- Why, I vow, I could sometimes have taken him for a beau.