Definition of Fopling

1. n. A petty fop.

Definition of Fopling

1. Noun. (archaic) A petty fop. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fopling

1. someone who is vain [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fopling

footworn
footwrap
footwraps
footwriting
footy
foozle
foozled
foozler
foozlers
foozles
foozling
foozlings
fop
fopdoodle
fopdoodles
fopling (current term)
foplings
fopped
fopperies
foppery
fopping
foppish
foppishly
foppishness
foppishnesses
fops
for
for't
for-
for-pay

Literary usage of Fopling

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

1. A History of English Dramatic Literature to the Death of Queen Anne by Adolphus William Ward (1899)
"In The Man of Mode, or Sir fopling Flutter, which was produced in 1676 with an ... 1 fopling is mentioned with other characters by 'gentle George' as ..."

2. The British Essayists;: With Prefaces, Historical and Biographical, by Alexander Chalmers (1808)
"The present paper shall be employed upon Sir fopling Flutter*. The received character of this play ... Sir fopling was Bean Hewit, *on of Sir Thomas Hewit, ..."

3. Memoirs of His Own Life by Tate Wilkinson (1790)
"... from Sir fopling Flutter. " Wherever I go, there goes a gentleman— " upon my life .a gentleman, and when you have " faid a gentleman, why, O ! ..."

4. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"Sil- fopling is a fool so nicely writ, The ladies would mistake him for a wit; ... Yet none Sir fopling him, or him can call ; He 's knight o' th' shire, ..."

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