foppish foppish

Definition(s):

  • (adj) affecting extreme elegance in dress and manner

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Usage(s):

  1. At the same time, Carol's former Lord Chamberlain Ernest Udarianu had flung his foppish self under a table.
  2. Her husband Carlo, a foppish ne'er-do-well, died in 1785; Napoleon was essentially his mother's creation.
  3. There, in a diary entry made at the age of 20, is the essence of Cecil Beaton: ambitious, foppish and unstoppable.

News

  • Doblin: Battle of Texans: Michael Sam vs. Ted Cruz

    WHEN Michael Sam is finished playing in the NFL, he should run for the U.S. Senate from his home state of Texas. By then Ted Cruz, now the state's junior Republican senator, should have been relegated to the pages of history as a doughy-faced charlatan who once held court like a foppish noble in Louis XVI's France.
    on February 17, 2014     Source: The Record

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