Definitions for FOPfɒp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fopfɒp(n.)

  1. a vain man excessively concerned with his looks, clothes, and manners; dandy.

Origin of fop:

1400–50; late ME foppe, fop; akin to fob2

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dandy, dude, fop, gallant, sheik, beau, swell, fashion plate, clotheshorse(noun)

    a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance

Wiktionary

  1. fop(Noun)

    A vain man; a dandy.

  2. Origin: Akin to German foppen

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fop(noun)

    one whose ambition it is to gain admiration by showy dress; a coxcomb; an inferior dandy

Freebase

  1. Fop

    Fop became a pejorative term for a foolish man overly concerned with his appearance and clothes in 17th century England. Some of the very many similar alternative terms are: "coxcomb", fribble, "popinjay", fashion-monger, and "ninny". "Macaroni" was another term, of the 18th century, more specifically concerned with fashion. A modern-day fop may also be a reference to a foolish person who is overly concerned about his clothing and incapable of engaging in intellectual conversations, activities or thoughts.

Anagrams of FOP

  1. FPO

  2. POF


Translations for FOP

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

play a trick / tricks on

to do something which is amusing to oneself because it deceives or frightens (someone else), or makes them appear stupid

He played a trick on her by jumping out from behind a wall as she passed.

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