foppishness foppishness


  • (n) the manner and dress of a fop or dandy


  1. Risking all, the Oxford undergraduates even wore the ruffled costumes of Garrick's day, which gave their stage movements a look of mincing foppishness.
  2. Such peacockery startles the 20th century male, who trembles dizzily at the brink of foppishness when he folds a handkerchief into the breast pocket of his sack suit.
  3. These were not just the well-known red coats, but kilts for Scottish outfits and suits of splendid foppishness for officers.
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