What does fashionable mean?

Definitions for fashionableˈfæʃ ə nə bəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fashionable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fashionable, stylish(adj)

    being or in accordance with current social fashions

    "fashionable clothing"; "the fashionable side of town"; "a fashionable cafe"

  2. stylish, fashionable(adj)

    having elegance or taste or refinement in manners or dress

    "a little less posh but every bit as stylish as Lord Peter Wimsey"; "the stylish resort of Gstadd"

  3. fashionable(adj)

    patronized by

Wiktionary

  1. fashionable(Noun)

    A fashionable person; a fop

  2. fashionable(Adjective)

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

  3. fashionable(Adjective)

    Relating to fashion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fashionable(adj)

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

  2. Fashionable(adj)

    established or favored by custom or use; current; prevailing at a particular time; as, the fashionable philosophy; fashionable opinions

  3. Fashionable(adj)

    observant of the fashion or customary mode; dressing or behaving according to the prevailing fashion; as, a fashionable man

  4. Fashionable(adj)

    genteel; well-bred; as, fashionable society

  5. Fashionable(noun)

    a person who conforms to the fashions; -- used chiefly in the plural

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fashionable' in Adjectives Frequency: #938

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fashionable in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fashionable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde:

    Religion is the fashionable substitute for belief.

  2. Deputy Attorney General Thiru Vignarajah:

    Justice does not bend to the fashionable position of the moment.

  3. George Santayana:

    For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always old-fashioned.

  4. Ayn Rand:

    There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist.

  5. Johnny Perkins:

    They were part of afternoon tea, which had become a fashionable ritual, and that took root at Wimbledon.

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