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Definition of "fashionable" []

  • Conforming to the current style; stylish. (adjective)
  • Associated with or frequented by persons of fashion. (adjective)
  • A stylish person. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fashionable" in a sentence
  • "I will say one thing farther-certainly more than three-fourths of the disorders in what we call fashionable life arise from the use of this very drug that we call alcohol."
  • "They compared notes about appendicitis, which they called the fashionable complaint, and Mrs. Taylour suddenly exclaimed:"
  • "I quite forget, but some paper or other which is full of what they call fashionable intelligence."