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fashion

[ fash-uhn ]
/ ˈfæʃ ən /
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noun
verb (used with object)
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Idioms about fashion

    after / in a fashion, in some manner or other or to some extent; in a makeshift, unskillful, or unsatisfactory way: He's an artist after a fashion.

Origin of fashion

First recorded in 1300–1350; Middle English facioun, fasoun “shape, manner,” from Anglo-French faço(u)n, façun, Old French faceon, from Latin factiōn- (stem of factiō ) “a making, company, party.” See faction1

synonym study for fashion

1. Fashion, style, vogue imply popularity or widespread acceptance of manners, customs, dress, etc. Fashion is that which characterizes or distinguishes the habits, manners, dress, etc., of a period or group: the fashions of the 18th century. Style is sometimes the equivalent of fashion, but also denotes conformance to a prevalent standard: to be in style; a chair in the Queen Anne style. Vogue suggests the temporary popularity of certain fashions: this year's vogue in popular music.

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British Dictionary definitions for fashion

fashion
/ (ˈfæʃən) /

noun
verb (tr)

Derived forms of fashion

fashioner, noun

Word Origin for fashion

C13 facioun form, manner, from Old French faceon, from Latin factiō a making, from facere to make
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Other Idioms and Phrases with fashion

fashion

see after a fashion; in fashion.

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