stylish

[ stahy-lish ]
/ ˈstaɪ lɪʃ /
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adjective

characterized by or conforming to style or the fashionable standard; fashionably elegant; smart or chic: She wore a very stylish gown to the inaugural ball.

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Origin of stylish

First recorded in 1775–85; style + -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM stylish

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH stylish

stylish , stylistic
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British Dictionary definitions for stylish

stylish
/ (ˈstaɪlɪʃ) /

adjective

having style; smart; fashionable

Derived forms of stylish

stylishly, adverbstylishness, noun
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