"Indeed, my dear sir," said Monte Cristo, "you are revoltingly foppish
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.
And after that the world grew into a young man and became foppish
. It decked itself in flowing curls and scarlet doublets, and went courting, and bragging, and bouncing--making a brave show.
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.
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.
He looked at the grey, carefully curled hair, yellow white visage, and slim, somewhat 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.
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.
Dan Stevens' foppish
charm sees the Brit embody Charles Dickens with energy and a sense of wonder.
FRIDAY The Last Leg C4, 10pm Boris Johnson's status as a media darling was initially nurtured by satirical panel show Have I Got News For You, where his foppish
bumbling made him the perfect punching bag for Ian Hislop's snipes and a surreal accompaniment for Paul Merton's ramblings.
The authors use varied editorial facets as instructional tools, notably, challenging diction, e.g., foppish
, despots, regimes, opulent, and rhetoric.