[ vohg ]
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  1. something in fashion, as at a particular time: Short hairdos were the vogue in the twenties.

  2. popular currency, acceptance, or favor; popularity: The book is having a great vogue.

Origin of vogue

First recorded in 1565–75; Middle French: literally, “wave or course of success,” from Old Italian voga “a rowing,” derivative of vogare “to row, sail,” of unknown origin

synonym study For vogue

1. See fashion.

Other words for vogue

Other words from vogue

  • pre·vogue, noun

Words Nearby vogue

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British Dictionary definitions for vogue


/ (vəʊɡ) /

  1. the popular style at a specified time (esp in the phrase in vogue)

  2. a period of general or popular usage or favour: the vogue for such dances is now over

  1. (usually prenominal) popular or fashionable: a vogue word

Origin of vogue

C16: from French: a rowing, fashion, from Old Italian voga, from vogare to row, of unknown origin

Derived forms of vogue

  • voguish, adjective

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