Meaning of beau

beau

Pronunciation: (bō), [key]
— n., pl. v. beaus, beaux
—n.
  1. a frequent and attentive male companion.
  2. a male escort for a girl or woman.
  3. a dandy; fop.
—v.t.
  1. to escort (a girl or woman), as to a social gathering.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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