What does FOP mean?

Definitions for FOPfɒp

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

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


  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

  2. Origin: [OE. foppe, fop, fool; cf. E. fob to cheat, G. foppen to make a fool of one, jeer, D. foppen.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fop

    fop, n. an affected dandy.—ns. Fop′ling, a vain affected person; Fop′pery, vanity in dress or manners: affectation: folly.—adj. Fop′pish, vain and showy in dress: affectedly refined in manners.—adv. Fop′pishly.—n. Fop′pishness. [Cf. Ger. foppen, to hoax.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of FOP in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of FOP in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dion Trotter:

    It's the FOP's job to support him.

  2. Bryan Campbell:

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  3. Jasmin Floyd:

    As I got older, I started to learn more about what FOP was, now when something happens, I know what’s happening and why it’s happening.

  4. Frederick Kaplan:

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  5. Jim Pasco:

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