Beau
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Usage note
The plural of “beau” is “beaus” or “beaux.”
Beau(
bo
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A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (name)
a. Beau
Beau started acting when he was only seven years old.Beau comenzó a actuar cuando tenía apenas siete años.
beau
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (boyfriend)
a. el novio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Clara is very excited about her new beau.Clara está muy entusiasmada con su nuevo novio.
Did you hear? Our great aunt has a new beau.¿Ya supiste? La tía abuela tiene un nuevo novio.
b. el pretendiente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Kelly and her beau took a romantic trip to Paris.Kelly y su pretendiente hicieron un viaje romántico a París.
3. (dandy)
a. el galán
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Marlon is just a clerk in an office, but he strives to always dress like a beau.Marlon es sólo un empleado de oficina, pero se esfuerza por vestirse siempre como un galán.
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beau [bəʊ]
noun
beaus beaux [bəʊz] (fop) petimetre (m); dandy (m); (ladies' man) galán (m); (suitor) pretendiente (m); (sweetheart) novio (m);
adjective
beau ideal lo bello ideal; (person) tipo (m) ideal
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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