beau gestebeau geste
nounpl. beaux gestes
- a fine or beautiful gesture
- an act or offer that seems fine, noble, etc., but is empty
Origin of beau gesteFrench
nounpl. beaux gestes, or beau gestes
- A gracious gesture.
- A gesture noble in form but meaningless in substance.
Origin of beau gesteFrench beau noble geste gesture
(plural beaux gestes)
- A gracious gesture, noble in form but often futile or meaningless in substance.