foppish


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fop·pish

 (fŏp′ĭsh)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a fop; dandified.

fop′pish·ly adv.
fop′pish·ness n.

fop•pish

(ˈfɒp ɪʃ)

adj.
resembling or befitting a fop; fastidious in taste and manner.
[1595–1605]
fop′pish•ly, adv.
fop′pish•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.foppish - affecting extreme elegance in dress and manner
elegant - refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style; "elegant handwriting"; "an elegant dark suit"; "she was elegant to her fingertips"; "small churches with elegant white spires"; "an elegant mathematical solution--simple and precise and lucid"

foppish

adjective dandyish, vain, spruce, preening, dapper, natty (informal), dressy (informal), dandified, coxcombical, prinking, finical Though not foppish, he appreciated fine clothes.
Translations

foppish

[ˈfɒpɪʃ] ADJpetimetre, litri

foppish

[ˈfɒpɪʃ] adj [clothes, hair] → de dandy
to be foppish [man] → être un dandy

foppish

adj (dated) mangeckenhaft (pej); clothesstutzerhaft
References in classic literature ?
The others were no less ragged and unkempt, even the foppish Will Scarlet being so badly run down at the heel that the court ladies would hardly have had speech with him.
Indeed, my dear sir," said Monte Cristo, "you are revoltingly foppish.
His light clothes, though frayed with his adventures, were of fine and almost foppish cut, and he wore a pointed beard, or imperial, perhaps as a further reminiscence of Louis Napoleon; but he was a much taller and more graceful man that his prototype.
And after that the world grew into a young man and became foppish.
He had evidently been in his bed when the alarm had broken out, for he wore a foppish, embroidered nightshirt, and his bare feet projected from his trousers.
On the skeleton fingers of his right hand were no less than five rings--not men's rings, nor women's, but foppish rings--"that would fetch a price," Daughtry adjudged.
Following Sir Nigel's counsel, they pressed on upon foot until they were close to the prince's secretary, who was in high debate with a young and foppish knight, who was bent upon making his way past him.
He looked at the grey, carefully curled hair, yellow white visage, and slim, somewhat foppish figure.
He was fashionably dressed and foppish, with his hair parted in the middle, well combed and pomaded, and wore a number of rings on his well-scrubbed fingers and a gold chain on his waistcoat.
Next, the Inspector rounds on elder daughter Sheila (Chloe Pirrie) and her foppish fiance Gerald (Kyle Soller).
The young and foppish Dali met Picasso in 1926 (a crystallizing moment for Surrealism), when the latter's classicism and aestheticized Cubism were all that Dail's sublime handpainted dream photographs and "paranoiac-Critical" method sought to replace.
Best known for: His flowing locks, foppish outfits and love of colourful interior design.