Definition of Foppishness

1. Noun. The manner and dress of a fop or dandy.

Exact synonyms: Dandyism
Generic synonyms: Manner, Personal Manner
Derivative terms: Foppish

Definition of Foppishness

1. Noun. The characteristic or quality of being foppish ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Foppishness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Foppishness

foozlers
foozles
foozling
foozlings
fop
fopdoodle
fopdoodles
fopling
foplings
fopped
fopperies
foppery
fopping
foppish
foppishly
foppishness (current term)
foppishnesses
fops
for
for't
for-
for-pay
for-profit
for-profits
for-than
for 24 hours
for Chrissakes
for Christ's sake
for God's sake
for Pete's sake

Literary usage of Foppishness

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

1. Dictionary of the French and English Languages by Gabriel Surenne (1856)
"... s. réduction d'un métal en foppishness, a. impertinence, vanité, ot- tentation, élégance affecté*, t —, conj. car, aussi bien feuilles, ..."

2. The Irish Quarterly Review (1858)
"The English poet, Gray, made himself remarkable by the foppishness of his manners and dress; a foppishness which he tarried almost to folly. ..."

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