fop

[ fop ]
/ fɒp /

noun

a man who is excessively vain and concerned about his dress, appearance, and manners.

Origin of fop

1400–50; late Middle English foppe, fop; akin to fob2
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British Dictionary definitions for fop

fop
/ (fɒp) /

noun

a man who is excessively concerned with fashion and elegance

Derived forms of fop

foppish, adjectivefoppishly, adverbfoppishness, noun

Word Origin for fop

C15: related to German foppen to trick; see fob ²
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