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


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.


a fashionable person.

Origin of fashionable

First recorded in 1600–10; fashion + -able

Related forms Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for unfashionable

British Dictionary definitions for unfashionable (1 of 2)


/ (ʌnˈfæʃənəbəl) /


not fashionabledull unfashionable clothes; an unfashionable view

British Dictionary definitions for unfashionable (2 of 2)


/ (ˈfæʃənəbəl) /


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

fashionability or fashionableness, nounfashionably, adverb
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