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vogue

[ vohg ]
/ voʊg /
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noun

something in fashion, as at a particular time: Short hairdos were the vogue in the twenties.
popular currency, acceptance, or favor; popularity: The book is having a great vogue.

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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 FROM vogue

pre·vogue, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for vogue

vogue
/ (vəʊɡ) /

noun

the popular style at a specified time (esp in the phrase in vogue)
a period of general or popular usage or favourthe vogue for such dances is now over

adjective

(usually prenominal) popular or fashionablea vogue word

Derived forms of vogue

voguish, adjective

Word Origin for vogue

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