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fop

 (fŏp)
n.
A man who is preoccupied with and often vain about his clothes and manners; a dandy.

[Middle English, fool; probably akin to Middle English fob, trickster, cheat; see fob2.]

fop

(fɒp)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a man who is excessively concerned with fashion and elegance
[C15: related to German foppen to trick; see fob2]
ˈfoppish adj
ˈfoppishly adv
ˈfoppishness n

fop

(fɒp)

n.
a vain man excessively concerned with his looks, clothes, and manners; dandy.
[1400–50; late Middle English foppe, fop; akin to fob2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fop - a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearancefop - a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
coxcomb, cockscomb - a conceited dandy who is overly impressed by his own accomplishments
macaroni - a British dandy in the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms; "Yankee Doodle stuck a feather in his cap and called it macaroni"
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
Translations
keikari
छैलदम्भीबाँका

fop

[fɒp] Npetimetre m, currutaco m

fop

n (dated)Geck m, → Stutzer m (dated)

fop

[fɒp] ngagà m inv
References in classic literature ?
Any kind of work, no trade," he told the agent; and was interrupted by a new-comer, dressed rather foppishly, as some workingmen dress who have instincts for finer things.
Besides, we had a quaint mezzanine floor in which we could kick off our shoes, relax on a couple of dubious sofas and foppishly munch our quinoa and avocado as we gazed out on to that most attractive of thoroughfares, Borough Road.
At the height of Robespierre's Terror in 1793-1794, they roamed the Paris streets, clashing with muscadins, foppishly dressed youths who were not aristocrats but shopkeepers disgusted by the Terror.
9-15), may have been dressed in a style of plain clothes that would identify him as a puritan, on stage at least, or perhaps he and Escalus simply wore somber robes appropriate to their office; whereas the Folio's list of characters identifies Lucio as "a Fantastic" suggesting him to be foppishly attired.
gentleman, who seemed about six-and-twenty years old, gayly, but not foppishly, dressed, and indeed extremely handsome, with an air of mixed politeness and gallantry.
No matter with what heavy tragedy the actor plays the role, no matter how thuggishly or foppishly the Venetians are portrayed .
Notably, Theomnestus, who is an eager and successful bisexual Casanova, also dresses foppishly, although he too frequents the gym (3).
Geraint Wyn Davies's Stephano is a big, boisterous, drunken Scotsman fitted with a yellow and green tartan and tam; and Bruce Dow's Trinculo is tricked up foppishly as a sibilant, flabby homosexual man in a brilliant red velvet coat and flowing ruffled shirt.
His fringe once more flops foppishly over the tanned face, a lopsided grin never far from that greeted the press gang in many, many winner's enclosures, Cecil a willowy figure asking as many questions as he was asked, shoes by Gucci, ties by Hermes, wit by Gillette.