foppishness

fop NOUN a man who is excessively concerned with his clothes and appearance.
DERIVATIVES foppery noun foppish adjective foppishly adverb foppishness noun.
ORIGIN originally in the sense «fool».

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  • foppishness — index pride Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Foppishness — Foppish Fop pish, a. Foplike; characteristic of a top in dress or manners; making an ostentatious display of gay clothing; affected in manners. Syn: Finical; spruce; dandyish. See {Finical}. {Fop pish*ly}, adv. {Fop pish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foppishness — noun see foppish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • foppishness — See foppishly. * * * …   Universalium

  • foppishness — noun The characteristic or quality of being foppish …   Wiktionary

  • foppishness — n. Coxcombry, foppery, dandyism, vanity in dress …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • foppishness — fop·pish·ness …   English syllables

  • foppishness — noun the manner and dress of a fop or dandy • Syn: ↑dandyism • Derivationally related forms: ↑foppish • Hypernyms: ↑manner, ↑personal manner * * * noun see …   Useful english dictionary

  • dandyism — noun the manner and dress of a fop or dandy • Syn: ↑foppishness • Derivationally related forms: ↑foppish (for: ↑foppishness) • Hypernyms: ↑manner, ↑personal m …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coxcombry — Cox comb ry ( r?), n. The manners of a coxcomb; foppishness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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