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adjective as in dapper

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Hay was the foppish “smiling emissary” whose conversational skills could make petitioners forget they came to see the president.

Or that “macaronis” were foppish, sexually ambiguous males in the 1760s and 1770s?

Once he got his foppish foot in the door, he celebrated by unleashing the full majesty of his pent-up fashion exhibitionism.

Had I not known him, I should have seen in the scrupulous part in his hair a suggestion of the foppish.

He was only thirty feet behind Peter Niburg when that foppish gentleman reached the corner.

He turned and stared after Mamise and noted the way she went, with the foppish stranger carrying the heavy baggage.

And it must be admitted that those mere foppish, inane nothings did produce a seeming of difference.

There is nothing finical or foppish about the conventions which Mr. Harcourt undertakes to codify and explain.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to foppish, such as: dandified, fashionable, natty, and vain.

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