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.
Origin of fashionable
Related formsfash·ion·a·ble·ness, fash·ion·a·bil·i·ty, nounfash·ion·a·bly, adverban·ti·fash·ion·a·ble, adjectivenon·fash·ion·a·ble, adjectivenon·fash·ion·a·ble·ness, nounnon·fash·ion·a·bly, adverbqua·si-fash·ion·a·ble, adjectivequa·si-fash·ion·a·bly, adverbul·tra·fash·ion·a·ble, adjectiveul·tra·fash·ion·a·bly, adverbun·fash·ion·a·ble, adjectiveun·fash·ion·a·bly, adverb
First recorded in 1600–10; fashion
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Wharton was philosophically, politically, and fashionably profligate.
He could not see much of her face, from his perch, but she was tall and fashionably clad.
Why, do you wish to be fashionably dressed in the woods of Canada?
She felt a glow of satisfaction as she looked at the dress so simply, yet fashionably, made.
But the hair was of a golden color, and fashionably dressed.
British Dictionary definitions for fashionably
Derived Formsfashionability or fashionableness, nounfashionably, adverb
conforming to fashion; in vogue
of, characteristic of, or patronized by people of fashiona fashionable café
(usually foll by with) patronized (by); popular (with)
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Word Origin and History for fashionably
"stylish," c.1600, "capable of being fashioned," also "conformable to prevailing tastes," from fashion + -able. Related: Fashionably.
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