Fashion

  • 41fashion — I. noun Etymology: Middle English facioun, fasoun shape, manner, from Anglo French façun, fauschoun, from Latin faction , factio act of making, faction, from facere to make more at do Date: 14th century 1. a. the make or form of something b.… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 42fashion — 01. Body piercing has become a popular [fashion] amongst certain groups in our society. 02. Gwyneth Paltrow is a beautiful young actress who is known for always dressing very [fashionably]. 03. When I was a teenager, long hair was [fashionable],… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 43fashion — {{11}}fashion (n.) c.1300, shape, manner, mode, from O.Fr. façon (12c.) face, appearance; construction, pattern, design; thing done; beauty; manner, characteristic feature, from L. factionem (nom. factio) group of people acting together, lit. a… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 44fashion*/*/ — [ˈfæʃ(ə)n] noun I 1) [U] the activity or business that involves styles of clothes and people s appearance the world of fashion[/ex] an Italian fashion designer[/ex] 2) [U] the state of being popular at a particular time High heels are back in… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 45fashion —    Two major fashion shows are held each February and each September, the Pasarela Cibeles in Madrid and the Salón Gaudí in Barcelona. These are the shop window for an industry which in 1995 was employing up to 180,000 personnel and producing… …

    Encyclopedia of contemporary Spanish culture

  • 46fashion — 1. noun 1) the fashion for tight clothes Syn: vogue, trend, craze, rage, mania, fad; style, look; tendency, convention, custom, practice; informal thing 2) the world of fashion Syn …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 47fashion — /ˈfæʃən / (say fashuhn) noun 1. a prevailing custom or style of dress, etiquette, procedure, etc.: the latest fashion in hats. 2. conventional usage in dress, manners, etc., especially of polite society, or conformity to it: dictates of fashion;… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 48fashion — n. & v. n. 1 the current popular custom or style, esp. in dress or social conduct. 2 a manner or style of doing something (in a peculiar fashion). 3 (in comb.) in a specified manner (walk crab fashion). 4 fashionable society (a woman of fashion) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 49fashion — fash•ion [[t]ˈfæʃ ən[/t]] n. 1) a prevailing custom or style of dress, etiquette, socializing, etc.; mode: the latest fashion in boots[/ex] 2) conventional usage in dress, manners, etc., esp. of polite society, or conformity to it: to be out of… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 50Fashion — Fa|shion 〈[ fæ̣ʃən] f.; ; unz.〉 1. Mode 2. guter Ton, Lebensart [engl., „Mode“] * * * Fa|shion [ fɛʃn̩ , engl.: fæʃ(ə)n ], die; [engl. fashion < (a)frz. façon, ↑ 1Fasson]: a) Mode; b) …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 51Fashion — This is a surname of post medieval French Huguenot protestant origins. Recorded in a wide variety of spellings including Fassan, Fasson, Fashin, Fashion, and Fazan, it derives from the word facan , which in medieval France originally described… …

    Surnames reference

  • 52fashion — noun 1》 a currently popular style of clothing, behaviour, etc.     ↘the production and marketing of new styles of clothing and cosmetics. 2》 a manner of doing something. verb make into a particular form or article. Phrases after a fashion to a… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 53fashion — 1. noun 1) the fashion for tight clothes Syn: vogue, trend, craze, rage, mania, fad, style, look, convention; informal thing 2) the world of fashion Syn: clothes, cloth …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

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    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 55fashion — See: AFTER A FASHION, HIGH FASHION or HIGH STYLE …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 56fashion — See: AFTER A FASHION, HIGH FASHION or HIGH STYLE …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 57Fashion — Mode (habillement) Pour les articles homonymes, voir mode. La mode (ou les modes), et plus précisément la mode vestimentaire, désigne la manière de se vêtir, conformément au goût d une époque dans une région donnée. C est un phénomène impliquant… …

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  • 58fashion — 1. noun a) A current (constantly changing) trend, favored for frivolous rather than practical, logical, or intellectual reasons. When it had advanced from the wood, it hopped much after the fashion of a kangaroo, using its hind feet and tail to… …

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  • 59fashion — (fa chion) s. f. Néologisme. •   Mot anglais qui s emploie pour désigner la mode, le ton et les manières du grand monde et le beau monde lui même Les fantassins de la fashion y affluent [aux Tuileries] des quatre points cardinaux, CH. DE BERNARD… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 60fashion — [13] The underlying notion of fashion is of ‘making’, ‘forming’, or ‘shaping’. The main modern sense of the word developed via ‘particular shape or style’, ‘way, manner’, and ‘prevailing or current manner’. English acquired it via Anglo Norman… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins