Definition of Buckish

1. a. Dandified; foppish.



Definition of Buckish

1. Adjective. (archaic) Like a dandy; foppish; swellish. ¹

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Definition of Buckish

1. foppish [adj] - See also: foppish

Lexicographical Neighbors of Buckish

bucketwheels
buckeye
buckeyes
buckhorn
buckhornite
buckhorns
buckhound
buckhounds
buckie
buckies
bucking
bucking for
bucking off
buckings
buckish (current term)
buckjumper
buckjumpers
buckjumping
buckle
buckle cavity
buckle down
buckle under
buckle up
buckled
buckled aorta
buckleless
buckler
buckler fern
buckler mustard

Literary usage of Buckish

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"buckish, a. Gay, dashing, dandified, foppish. Buckle, я. I. Clasp, brooch, broach. house of prostitution, house of ill-fame. Brotherhood, n. 1. ..."

2. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"Mr. Musgrave, a buckish kind of young man of fashion.—Mad. D'Arblay, Diary, ii. 182. But it so hap'd, among the rest The farmer's landlord was a guest ..."

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