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Beau Brum·mell

 (bō brŭm′əl)
n.
A dandy; a fop.

[After George Bryan ("Beau") Brummell.]

Beau′ Brum′mell

(ˈbrʌm əl)
n.
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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(10.) Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly (1808-1889), periodista y novelista frances, pasa por ser el primer tratadista del dandismo a partir de su ensayo Du dandysme et de George Brummell, publicado por primera vez en 1845 en Caen, texto que consagra la ambiguedad del dandi, una ambiguedad que se apoya en la mezcla que presenta el tipo entre independencia y una cierta contencion exquisita: "Ce qui fait le dandy c'est l'independance.
Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire secured the third position followed by George Brummell.
In a845 he published the first version of his influential essay Du Dandysme et de George Brummell showcasing the famous British "Beau" not as a vain and superficial being but instead as a legendary figure of psychological depth and intellectual greatness, as "un homme qui porte en lui quelque chose de superieur au monde visible" "intellectuel jusque dans le genre de beaute qu'il possedait" (2: 692).