Beau Brummell

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Beau Brum·mell

 (bō brŭm′əl)
A dandy; a fop.

[After George Bryan ("Beau") Brummell.]
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Beau′ Brum′mell

(ˈbrʌm əl)
1. (George Bryan Brummell), 1778–1840, an Englishman who set the fashion in men's clothes.
2. a dandy.
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Noun1.Beau Brummell - English dandy who was a fashion leader during the Regency (1778-1840)
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