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Brummell   /brˈəməl/   Listen
Brummell

noun
1.
English dandy who was a fashion leader during the Regency (1778-1840).  Synonyms: Beau Brummell, George Bryan Brummell.






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"Brummell" Quotes from Famous Books



... were mostly dissipated and ennuied courtiers, as impersonated in that incarnation of dandyism who went by the name of Beau Brummell,—a contemptible character, who yet, it seems, was the leader of fashion, especially in dress, of which the prince himself was inordinately fond. This boon companion of royalty required two different artists to make his gloves, and he went home after the opera to change his cravat ...
— Beacon Lights of History, Volume IX • John Lord



Words linked to "Brummell" :   George Bryan Brummell, swell, gallant, dandy, beau, fop, fashion plate, sheik, clotheshorse, dude



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