Foppishly
Foppish Fop"pish, a. Foplike; characteristic of a top in dress or manners; making an ostentatious display of gay clothing; affected in manners.

Syn: Finical; spruce; dandyish. See {Finical}. -- {Fop"pish*ly}, adv. -- {Fop"pish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • foppishly — fop·pish·ly …   English syllables

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