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fashion plate

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noun

a person who consistently wears the latest style in dress.
an illustration showing the prevailing or new fashion in clothes.

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Nearby words

fash, fashion, fashion coordinator, fashion house, fashion icon, fashion plate, fashion victim, fashion-forward, fashionable, fashioner, fashionista

Origin of fashion plate

First recorded in 1850–55
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British Dictionary definitions for fashion plate

fashion plate


noun

an illustration of the latest fashion in dress
a fashionably dressed person
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