Definition of Modishness

1. Noun. Elegance by virtue of being fashionable.

Exact synonyms: Chic, Chichi, Chicness, Last Word, Smartness, Stylishness, Swank
Generic synonyms: Elegance
Specialized synonyms: Dapperness, Jauntiness, Nattiness, Rakishness
Derivative terms: Chic, Chic, Modish, Smart, Stylish, Stylish, Swanky



Definition of Modishness

1. Noun. The property of being modish. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Modishness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Modishness

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Literary usage of Modishness

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1. Overtones: A Book of Temperaments: Richard Strauss, Parsifal, Verdi, Balzac by James Huneker (1904)
"There is a modishness even in the art of writing for the piano, and Beethoven despised modishness, as would have Diana of the Ephesians the millinery of ..."

2. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"Fashion and luxury are mirrored in the gauze-like drapery with its wealth of embroidery, in the jewels of the women, the modishness of the men. ..."

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