Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of beau.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Apparently, I am so far out of touch with Ottawa that I didn't know about the creation of a new brewery (called beaus) (complete with blog).

    Planet Haskell

  • When the Thompson Female Seminary graduated my mother in June of 1939, my mother was hurt to realize that the Dairy School had already had its graduation and was closed; the fancier, out-of-town boys had gone home, and her two or three 'beaus' (as she called them) — who she might have hoped would ask her to her own graduation dance — were gone.

    The Hotel New Hampshire

  • When other girls had been content to study fashions and styles, and chatter "beaus" and husbands, she had given herself up to the study of the wood-pulp trade, and the world's market of the material she was interested in.

    The Man in the Twilight

  • I'm to upset the milk pails, tie a tin can to the calf's tail, hide under the sofa, when your country 'beaus' come to see you, and all that. "

    The Moving Picture Girls at Oak Farm or, Queer Happenings While Taking Rural Plays

  • "I had 'beaus' enough, I reckon, when I was eighteen.

    The Watchers of the Plains A Tale of the Western Prairies

  • Ms. Popular Transfer Student, Sarah Palin, dragged out her coquettish tease so long, even the most bewitched of beaus lost interest.

    Will Durst: Prom Queen Anguish

  • RE: Asgard can't think primitively - how often does anyone overlook the simple answer beaus they start over thinking something?

    Stargate SG-1 Watchathon - 'Small Victories' (S04E01)

  • Despite visits from both beaus, with J-WOWWs display up similar to a knight upon a white steed (or Escalade) with a fistful of roses, a prior relationships crumbled over a array of tearful duck-phone conversations.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • Think Buenos Aires, runaway Nazis, giant dice in the opening shot and musical numbers – all grafted on to a three-way melodrama of outrageous sexual provocation and emotional blackmail that's played like a minuet by scheming adventuress Hayworth and her two knock-kneed beaus itinerant gambler Glenn Ford and scarfaced casino boss George Macready on a gigantic, lavishly appointed set that amounts to a fantasia on mid-century Hollywood's notions of Latin-Americanness.

    Gilda is pure, undistilled Rita Hayworth

  • "Her beaus seem to come to a sticky end or something peculiar happens to them."

    Desperate Housewives' Jonathan Cake: "Love Doesn't Run Smooth" For Bree and Chuck

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