What does vogue mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vogue, trend, stylenoun

    the popular taste at a given time

    "leather is the latest vogue"; "he followed current trends"; "the 1920s had a style of their own"

  2. voguenoun

    a current state of general acceptance and use


  1. voguenoun

    the prevailing fashion or style

    Miniskirts were the vogue in the '60s.

  2. voguenoun

    popularity or a current craze

    Hula hoops are no longer in vogue.

  3. voguenoun

    A highly stylized modern dance that evolved out of the Harlem ballroom scene in the 1960s.

  4. vogueverb

    To dance in the vogue dance style.

  5. Voguenoun

    A fashion and lifestyle magazine.

  6. Etymology: (1565) From vogue, from vogue, from vogue, from voguer, of origin, from wogon, var. of wagon, from wagōnan and wēgaz, from weganan, from weǵʰ-. Akin to wegan, wegan, wegan, vaga, wagian. More at wag.


  1. Vogue

    Vogue (uncapitalized as "vogue") is a song recorded by Japanese recording artist Ayumi Hamasaki for her third studio album, Duty (2000). It was written by Hamasaki, while production was handled by Max Matsuura. It premiered on April 26, 2000 as the lead single from the album. Her third consecutive lead single to be produced by Matsuura, the song is part of a trilogy from Duty; the other two singles being "Far Away" and "Seasons". Musically, "Vogue" was described as a Japanese pop song with musical elements of Latin pop. The lyrics discusses her presence in the music industry. Upon its release, the track garnered positive reviews from music critics, who praised the composition and Hamasaki's song writing. It also achieved success in Japan, peaking at number three on the Oricon Singles Chart and four on the TBS Count Down TV chart. "Vogue" has sold over 767,000 units in Japan. The accompanying music video for "Vogue" was directed by Wataru Takeishi; it features two children in a post-apocalyptic city, reading a book that contains video imagery of Hamasaki in a cherry blossom field. Both the music video and the song has appeared on several compilations by Hamasaki, including A Best (2001) and A Complete: All Singles (2008). For additional promotion, the song was featured on several concert tours by Hamasaki including her 2000 self-titled and the Power of Music tour.


  1. vogue

    Vogue can refer to both a noun and a verb, having a couple of different meanings. As a noun, it commonly refers to a prevailing fashion or style at a particular time. It represents the popular and trendy patterns, styles, or customs in clothing, beauty, or general lifestyle. Vogue can also refer to a popular magazine, known for featuring fashion and lifestyle articles. As a verb, "vogue" means to rise to popularity or become fashionable for a certain period. It implies something being widely accepted and adopted by a large number of people in society.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Voguenoun

    the way or fashion of people at any particular time; temporary mode, custom, or practice; popular reception for the time; -- used now generally in the phrase in vogue

  2. Voguenoun

    influence; power; sway

  3. Etymology: [F. vogue a rowing, vogue, fashion, It. voga, fr. vogare to row, to sail; probably fr. OHG. wagn to move, akin to E. way. Cf. Way.]


  1. VOGUE

    Vogue is an American fashion and lifestyle magazine that is published monthly in 23 national and regional editions by Condé Nast. Vogue means "in style" in French.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vogue

    vōg, n. mode or fashion at any particular time: practice: popular reception. [Fr. vogue, course of a ship—voguer, to row, from Old High Ger. wagōn (Ger. wogen, to fluctuate, float)—waga, a waving, akin to wāg, a wave.]

Rap Dictionary

  1. voguenoun

    A fancy popular tire in the south. "Tippin' FoFo's, wrapped in fo Vogues" -- Mike Jones (Still Tippin') The exerpt means that he is driving 44 spoke Daytons with white wall Vogue tires. No, It means he is riding 4 1984 rims, wrapped in 4 Vouges=skinny white wall and a gold strip.Mike Jones On BET's Rap City Vogues are old school Northern California pimp tires. They have a skinny white wall and a gold stripe too. Too Short used to ride Trues (True Spoke wheels) and Vogues in the 80's and early 90's.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vogue in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vogue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of vogue in a Sentence

  1. Liam Dalton:

    While there is concern, and it has become in vogue to say that stocks are expensive, it is hard to say what they're expensive relative to, cash remains abundant and interest rates are low, and we should generally go up in an environment like that.

  2. Lena Dunham:

    Vogue is the place that we go to look at beautiful clothes and fancy places and escapism and so I feel like if the story reflects me and I happen to be wearing a beautiful Prada dress and surrounded by beautiful men and dogs, what's the problem? if they want to see what I really look like go watch the show that I make every single week.

  3. Chris Panton:

    Whereas previously intraday trading was largely the preserve of utilities...now it's definitely very much in vogue and seen as a profitable activity, especially with the flexibility of not being tied to assets.

  4. Versha Sharma:

    I've long admired the work that Teen Vogue has done, building and fostering a community of young people who want to change the world, i believe that Teen Vogue can continue to be a force for good, with a focus on empathy, accountability, optimism and impact, and it is such an honor to join this team and lead the title into the future.

  5. Frank Sinatra:

    I think in my generation, when I came along in the early '60s, the type of music that was in vogue in society in those days had moved on to another kind of music, i was trying to sell antiques in a modern appliance store.

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