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synonyms for foppish

  • dandified
  • fashionable
  • natty
  • vain
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How to use foppish in a sentence

Had I not known him, I should have seen in the scrupulous part in his hair a suggestion of the foppish.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
He was only thirty feet behind Peter Niburg when that foppish gentleman reached the corner.
LONG LIVE THE KINGMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
He turned and stared after Mamise and noted the way she went, with the foppish stranger carrying the heavy baggage.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
And it must be admitted that those mere foppish, inane nothings did produce a seeming of difference.
THE FASHIONABLE ADVENTURES OF JOSHUA CRAIGDAVID GRAHAM PHILLIPS
There is nothing finical or foppish about the conventions which Mr. Harcourt undertakes to codify and explain.
BEN'S NUGGETHORATIO, JR. ALGER
He was dressed with his accustomed foppish elegance, and, as usual, was nervous and impatient.
THE LIFE OF JOHN MARSHALL VOLUME 4 OF 4ALBERT J. BEVERIDGE
His dilettantish manner was gone for good, as was also his foppish beard.
MOLLY BROWN OF KENTUCKYNELL SPEED
He had been made a cardinal at twenty-two by his uncle, and had always been noted for his elegant and foppish manners.
CURIOSITIES OF CHRISTIAN HISTORYCROAKE JAMES
Gag; a conceited foppish young fellow, who tries to figure as a swell.
ENGLISH AS WE SPEAK IT IN IRELANDP. W. JOYCE
The Duke of Hamilton avoided the quarrel as much as possible, according to the foppish rules of honour in practice.
THE JOURNAL TO STELLAJONATHAN SWIFT
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