fashionable

[ fash-uh-nuh-buhl ]
/ ˈfæʃ ə nə bəl /

adjective

observant of or conforming to the fashion; stylish: a fashionable young woman.
of, characteristic of, used, or patronized by the world of fashion: a fashionable shop.
current; popular: a fashionable topic of conversation.

noun

a fashionable person.

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Origin of fashionable

First recorded in 1600–10; fashion + -able

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British Dictionary definitions for fashionable

fashionable
/ (ˈfæʃənəbəl) /

adjective

conforming to fashion; in vogue
of, characteristic of, or patronized by people of fashiona fashionable café
(usually foll by with) patronized (by); popular (with)

Derived forms of fashionable

fashionability or fashionableness, nounfashionably, adverb
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