[ fop-ish ]
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  1. resembling or befitting a fop; excessively refined and fastidious in taste and manner.

Origin of foppish

First recorded in 1595–1605; fop + -ish1

Other words from foppish

  • fop·pish·ly, adverb
  • fop·pish·ness, noun

Words Nearby foppish Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use foppish in a sentence

  • He turned and stared after Mamise and noted the way she went, with the foppish stranger carrying the heavy baggage.

    The Cup of Fury | Rupert Hughes
  • And it must be admitted that those mere foppish, inane nothings did produce a seeming of difference.

  • There is nothing finical or foppish about the conventions which Mr. Harcourt undertakes to codify and explain.

    Ben's Nugget | Horatio, Jr. Alger