Fopperies
Foppery Fop"per*y, n.; pl. {Fopperies}. [From {Fop}.] 1. The behavior, dress, or other indication of a fop; coxcombry; affectation of show; showy folly. [1913 Webster]

2. Folly; foolery. [1913 Webster]

Let not the sound of shallow foppery enter My sober house. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • Foppery — Fop per*y, n.; pl. {Fopperies}. [From {Fop}.] 1. The behavior, dress, or other indication of a fop; coxcombry; affectation of show; showy folly. [1913 Webster] 2. Folly; foolery. [1913 Webster] Let not the sound of shallow foppery enter My sober… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foppery — /fop euh ree/, n., pl. fopperies. 1. the clothes, manners, actions, etc., of a fop. 2. something foppish. [1540 50; FOP + ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • foppery — /ˈfɒpəri/ (say fopuhree) noun (plural fopperies) 1. the manners, actions, dress, etc., of a fop. 2. something foppish …   Australian English dictionary

  • foppery — [fäp′ər ē] n. 1. the actions, dress, etc. of a fop 2. pl. fopperies something foppish …   English World dictionary

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