Complete Definition of "beau"

see|Beau
English

Etymology
French beau, Latin bellus "beautiful".

Pronunciation
IPA|/bÉÊ/ or /bo/
audio|en-uk-beau.ogg|Audio (UK)

Homophones
bow

Noun
en-noun|beaux|pl2=beaus

  1. dated A man with a reputation for fine dress and etiquette; a dandy.
  2. dated A male lover; a boyfriend.
  3. a male escort.

Translations
trans-top|boyfriend
French: sigisbée m
trans-mid
trans-bottom

See also
beau-
beautiful

References
R:Webster 1913

Category:English nouns with irregular plurals


French

Pronunciation
w:IPA|IPA: /bo/
w:SAMPA|SAMPA: /bo/

Adjective
fr-infl-adj-m2|smbeau|sm2bel|sfbelle|pmbeaux|pfbelles|smpbo|sm2pbÉl|sfpbÉl|pmpbo|pfpbÉl
beau m (female: belle, plural: beaux, plural female: belles, male form to be used before a noun beginning with a vowel: bel)

  1. handsome, fine, attractive
  2. nice.
  3. fair (weather).

#:Il fait beau. (translation: It is fair (weather)

Related terms
bellâtre


Romanian

Pronunciation
IPA|[be̯aw]|lang=ro

Verb
ro-verbform|bea|person1s|timepres|tense=ind

  1. (I) drink

Verb
ro-verbform|bea|person1s|timepres|tense=sub

  1. (I) drink

Verb
ro-verbform|bea|person3p|timepres|tense=ind

  1. (they) drink

Verb
ro-verbform|bea|person3p|timeimp|tense=ind

  1. (they) were drinking

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