Definition of Fashionable

1. Adjective. Being or in accordance with current social fashions. "A fashionable cafe"




2. Adjective. Having elegance or taste or refinement in manners or dress. "The stylish resort of Gstadd"
Exact synonyms: Stylish
Similar to: Chic, Smart, Voguish, Chichi, Classy, Posh, Swish, Snazzy
Antonyms: Styleless
Derivative terms: Stylishness

3. Adjective. Patronized by.
Similar to: Popular

Definition of Fashionable

1. a. Conforming to the fashion or established mode; according with the prevailing form or style; as, a fashionable dress.

2. n. A person who conforms to the fashions; -- used chiefly in the plural.

Definition of Fashionable

1. Adjective. Characteristic of or influenced by a current popular trend or style. ¹

2. Adjective. Relating to fashion. ¹

3. Noun. A fashionable person; a fop ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fashionable

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Fashionable

1. 1. Conforming to the fashion or established mode; according with the prevailing form or style; as, a fashionable dress. 2. Established or favored by custom or use; current; prevailing at a particular time; as, the fashionable philosophy; fashionable opinions. 3. Observant of the fashion or customary mode; dressing or behaving according to the prevailing fashion; as, a fashionable man. 4. Genteel; well-bred; as, fashionable society. "Time is like a fashionable host That slightly shakes his parting guest by the hand." (Shak) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fashionable

fashion designer
fashion designers
fashion house
fashion houses
fashion industry
fashion model
fashion models
fashion police
fashion sense
fashion show
fashion statement
fashion victim
fashion victims
fashionability
fashionable (current term)
fashionableness
fashionables
fashionably
fashionably late
fashioned
fashionedness
fashioner
fashioners
fashionese
fashionest
fashioneth
fashioning
fashionings
fashionist

Literary usage of Fashionable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1888)
"ENGLISH SLANG AND FRENCH AUGOT: fashionable AND UNfashionable. THE English language, with all its faults, deficiencies, and imperfections, is perhaps the ..."

2. Picturesque History of Yorkshire: Being an Account of the History by Joseph Smith Fletcher (1900)
"CHAPTER XXXVII Harrogate: Old and New HARROGATE IN THE OLD DAYS—EXPERIENCES OF EARLY VISITORS—CHARACTER OF THE MEDICINAL WATERS—HARROGATE AS A fashionable ..."

3. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1905)
"Miss Edgeworth's "Castle Rackrent" and "fashionable Tales" are incomparable in ... In "Belinda," for example, one of her tales of fashionable life, ..."

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