foppery

[ fop-uh-ree ]
/ ˈfɒp ə ri /

noun, plural fop·per·ies.

the clothes, manners, actions, etc., of a fop.
something foppish.

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Origin of foppery

First recorded in 1540–50; fop + -ery

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British Dictionary definitions for foppery

foppery
/ (ˈfɒpərɪ) /

noun plural -peries

the clothes, affectations, obsessions, etc, of or befitting a fop
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