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fashion plate

noun

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


fashion plate

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of fashion plate1

First recorded in 1850–55
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Example Sentences

Cruella, before she becomes a psychotic fashion plate, is simply Estella, a troublemaking schoolgirl who suffers a devastating personal loss that she believes is her fault.

From Time

The vintage uniforms on display at the TWA Hotel, by designers such as Oleg Cassini, Valentino and Ralph Lauren, embody the trope of flight attendants as jet-setting fashion plates.

For his part, Macht has enjoyed turning into somewhat of a fashion plate.

One more thing: George H.W. Bush has become an unlikely fashion plate, defiantly owning the title as our preppiest ex-president.

The fashion plate tweeted last night “Thank you everyone…I am so touched…I forgot which day my birthday was…time flies!”

That of one in particular was a sight to be seen, and must have been copied from some extravagant fashion plate.

By the side of him, M. Jules Jottras, although looking like a fashion-plate, did not show to much advantage.

She consults the fashion-plate oftener than her Bible; she visits the dry-goods shop and the milliner oftener than the church.

Each number will contain a double-size Fashion plate, engraved on steel and handsomely colored.

Dalton nodded and the fair-haired fashion plate stepped down into the path and strolled away.

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