resembling or befitting a fop; excessively refined and fastidious in taste and manner.

Nearby words

  1. footworn,
  2. footy,
  3. foozle,
  4. fop,
  5. foppery,
  6. foppishly,
  7. for,
  8. for a change,
  9. for a loop,
  10. for a song

Origin of foppish

First recorded in 1595–1605; fop + -ish1

Related formsfop·pish·ly, adverbfop·pish·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for foppish



c.1600, from fop + -ish. Related: Foppishly; fopishness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper