- the clothes, manners, actions, etc., of a fop.
- something foppish.
Origin of foppery
Related Words for fopperiesfrippery, gathering, flounce, ruffle, lace, garbage, tuck, jazz, extravagance, amenity, decoration, thing, superfluity, doodad, gimcrack, garnish, fuss, gingerbread, fandangle, foppery
Examples from the Web for fopperies
Historical Examples of fopperies
They have obtained more liberty since, and can dispense with these "fopperies."The Town
The unities of time and place have always appeared to me fopperies, as far as they require close observance of the French rules.Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 6
John Gibson Lockhart
He plays the game with the gloves off, he strips bare all the fopperies and artificialities of the world.Why we should read
S. P. B. Mais
I visited all the famous ones, and it would fill a volume to tell you the fopperies that's said of them.Folklore as an Historical Science
George Laurence Gomme
George Osborne lying yonder, all his fopperies ended, with a bullet through his heart?Old Man Savarin and Other Stories
Edward William Thomson
- the clothes, affectations, obsessions, etc, of or befitting a fop