Fash"ion*a*ble (?), a.

1.

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

2.

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

3.

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

4.

Genteel; well-bred; as, fashionable society.

Time is like a fashionable host That slightly shakes his parting guest by the hand. Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.


Fash"ion*a*ble, n.

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

 

© Webster 1913.

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