fashionable

[ fash-uh-nuh-buhl ]
/ ˈfæʃ ə nə bəl /

adjective

observant of or conforming to the fashion; stylish: a fashionable young woman.
of, characteristic of, used, or patronized by the world of fashion: a fashionable shop.
current; popular: a fashionable topic of conversation.

noun

a fashionable person.

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Origin of fashionable

First recorded in 1600–10; fashion + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM fashionable

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Example sentences from the Web for unfashionable

British Dictionary definitions for unfashionable (1 of 2)

unfashionable
/ (ʌnˈfæʃənəbəl) /

adjective

not fashionabledull unfashionable clothes; an unfashionable view

British Dictionary definitions for unfashionable (2 of 2)

fashionable
/ (ˈfæʃənəbəl) /

adjective

conforming to fashion; in vogue
of, characteristic of, or patronized by people of fashiona fashionable café
(usually foll by with) patronized (by); popular (with)

Derived forms of fashionable

fashionability or fashionableness, nounfashionably, adverb
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