- resembling or befitting a fop; excessively refined and fastidious in taste and manner.
Origin of foppish
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Examples from the Web for foppish
Hay was the foppish “smiling emissary” whose conversational skills could make petitioners forget they came to see the president.The Battle over President Lincoln’s Legacy
February 8, 2014
Or that “macaronis” were foppish, sexually ambiguous males in the 1760s and 1770s?Queer Style A History of Fashion at FIT in New York
September 14, 2013
Once he got his foppish foot in the door, he celebrated by unleashing the full majesty of his pent-up fashion exhibitionism.Benjamin Disraeli: Dead Cool
September 30, 2009
Though not foppish, he was scrupulous to a degree about his dress.Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman
J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd
There isn't one I don't despise for his sickening, foppish, womanish airs.Tales of Trail and Town
He was fair and foppish, very stout, and as heavy in mind as in body.Memoirs of the Empress Catherine II.
Catherine II, Empress of Russia
One, a native interpreter, was foppish in garment and manner.Hi Jolly!
James Arthur Kjelgaard
This was the foppish youth whom Aurora had designated as “my brother.”Dorothy on a House Boat
Word Origin and History for foppish
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