What does fashionable mean?

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ˈfæʃ ə nə bəlfash·ion·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fashionable, stylishadjective

    being or in accordance with current social fashions

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

  2. stylish, fashionableadjective

    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. fashionableadjective

    patronized by

Wiktionary

  1. fashionablenoun

    A fashionable person; a fop

  2. fashionableadjective

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

  3. fashionableadjective

    Relating to fashion.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Fashionableadjective

    Etymology: from fashion.

    The eminence of your condition, and the gallantry of your principles, will invite gentlemen to the useful and ennobling study of nature, and make philosophy fashionable. Joseph Glanvill.

    Examine how the fashionable practice of the world can be reconciled to this important doctrine of our religion. John Rogers.

    ’Tis prevailing example that hath now made it fashionable. Richard Bentley.

    Rich, fashionable robes her person deck;
    Pendants her ears, and pearls adorn her neck. John Dryden, Ovid.

    Time is like a fashionable host,
    That slightly shakes his parting guest by th’ hand;
    But with his arms outstretch’d, as he would fly,
    Grasps in the comer: welcome ever smiles,
    And farewell goes out sighing. William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fashionableadjective

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

  2. Fashionableadjective

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

  3. Fashionableadjective

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

  4. Fashionableadjective

    genteel; well-bred; as, fashionable society

  5. Fashionablenoun

    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

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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

Examples of fashionable in a Sentence

  1. Tom Voss:

    The tip amount should be based on a variety of variables including type of hotel — luxury vs. motel — cost of room, length of stay, degree that the guest communicates with the housekeeper and overall performance and satisfaction, hotel housekeepers work hard and are often paid little, so if the guest is satisfied, it is fashionable to tip.

  2. Joan Didion:

    When we start deceiving ourselves into thinking not that we want something or need something, not that it is a pragmatic necessity for us to have it, but that it is a moral imperative that we have it, then is when we join the fashionable madmen, and then is when the thin whine of hysteria is heard in the land, and then is when we are in bad trouble.

  3. New York.In her opening monologue:

    I'm about as fashionable as Kanye West is black. Only when it's convenient, that joke was my choice, just like slavery.

  4. Koichi Nakano:

    They are galvanizing other age groups, sEALDs projects the image that you can be normal and fashionable and political at the same time.

  5. George Santayana:

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

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