Definition of Modish

1. Adjective. In the current fashion or style.

Exact synonyms: A La Mode, In Style, In Vogue, Latest
Similar to: Fashionable, Stylish
Derivative terms: Modishness



Definition of Modish

1. a. According to the mode, or customary manner; conformed to the fashion; fashionable; hence, conventional; as, a modish dress; a modish feast.

Definition of Modish

1. Adjective. conforming with fashion or style ¹

2. Adjective. in the current mode ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Modish

1. stylish [adj] : MODISHLY [adv] - See also: stylish

Medical Definition of Modish

1. According to the mode, or customary manner; conformed to the fashion; fashionable; hence, conventional; as, a modish dress; a modish feast. "Modish forms of address." . Mod"ishly, Mod"ishness. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Modish

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1. ... Characters and Passages from Note-books by Samuel Butler (1908)
"He censures truly and faithfully according to the best of his memory, as he has receiv'd it from the newest and most modish opinions, without altering or ..."

2. The Life and Adventures of Peg Woffington: With Pictures of the Period in by Joseph Fitzgerald Molloy (1887)
"... modish—Opinion of an Anonymous Critic—Her Last Night—Cibber, Quin, Barry, ... as Angelina in 'Love Makes a Man'; as Lady Betty modish in ..."

3. Memoirs of the Life of John Philip Kemble, Esq.: Including a History of the by James Boaden (1825)
"Abington, after the Christmas holidays, made her first appearance for the season in Lady Betty modish, in the Careless Husband. In my opinion nothing in the ..."

4. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"... [A poem under this title ia found in Poem» on Affair» of Stoic, vol. Ш, 1704. See headnote, pages 70, 71.] THE MALL OR, THE modish LOVERS [A comedy of ..."

5. The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau by Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1901)
"He, as well as Madame de Broglie, was a master of all the modish and fashionable small-talk of Paris. Poor Jean- Jacques was unable to make a figure in this ..."

6. Biographia Dramatica: Or, A Companion to the Playhouse: Containing by David Erskine Baker, Isaac Reed, Stephen Jones (1812)
"GRE man, are; that there was a reserve in his behaviour too nearly resembling fastidiousness; and that he was apt to indulge himself in such modish^niceties ..."

7. The British Essayistsedited by Alexander Chalmers edited by Alexander Chalmers (1807)
"... Senex on our Neglect of the Improvement and of the Progress of Time—Proposal by Memory modish for a new Sort of Memorandum-book of Things to ..."

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