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Noun: beau (beaux,beaus)  bow
Usage: archaic
  1. A man who is the lover of a man or woman
    "if I'd known he was her beau I wouldn't have asked";
    - boyfriend, fellow, swain [archaic], boyf [Brit, informal]
     
  2. A man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    - dandy, dude [informal], fop, gallant [archaic], swell [informal], fashion plate, clotheshorse [informal]

Sounds like: bow, beaux

Derived forms: beaux, beaus

Type of: adult male, bozo [N. Amer, informal], cat [N. Amer, informal], chappie [Brit, informal], geezer [Brit, informal], guy [informal], hombre [N. Amer, informal], lover, man, sod [Brit, informal]

Encyclopedia: Beau