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Definition of "modishness" [modishness]

  • The property of being modish. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "modishness" in a sentence
  • "Sagging baggies, tattoos, false nails and hair, piercings, what are we of a certain age and with squeamish sensibilities, to make of such modishness?"
  • "Yet my experiences in the salons and at the stand-up recitals of the new literary scene suggest that, despite the occasional piece of irritating modishness, the hyperbole with which some events are trumpeted and the odd ropy performance, there is an energy and invention on offer that the established scene and its practitioners might do well to allow to rub off on them."
  • "Banville is having his sly way with all the modishness so freely available in the intellectual and the not-so-intellectual culture, in the cults of secrecy and scandal that are so unrevealing."