Synonyms for fashion

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : fash-uhn
Phonetic Transcription : ˈfæʃ ən

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Définition of fashion

Origin :
  • c.1300, "shape, manner, mode," from Old French façon (12c.) "face, appearance; construction, pattern, design; thing done; beauty; manner, characteristic feature," from Latin factionem (nominative factio) "group of people acting together," literally "a making or doing," from facere "to make" (see factitious).
  • Sense of "prevailing custom" is from late 15c.; that of "style of attire" is from 1520s.
  • To call a fashion wearable is the kiss of death. No new fashion worth its salt is wearable. [Eugenia Sheppard, "New York Herald Tribune," Jan. 13, 1960]
  • Fashion plate (1851) originally was "full-page picture in a popular magazine showing the prevailing or latest style of dress," in reference to the typographic "plate" from which it was printed. Transfered sense of "well-dressed person" had emerged by 1920s.
  • noun latest style, prevailing taste
  • noun attitude, manner
  • verb adjust, design, create
Example sentences :
  • No shaft that Percival was able to fashion had point enough to pierce it.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • He has an air, it is true, but his air is not a breeze, like the air of a pretender to fashion.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • For half an hour he rode in this fashion with his heart beating at his teeth.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • Be a brother after thy own fashion, only see it be a brother thou art.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • "But they must be sorry folk to bow down to the rich in such a fashion," said big John.
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • It was Burke who offered a diversion, a crude interruption after his own fashion.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • At last we said, 'Evidently it is the fashion of this country to fight.
  • Extract from : « The Trail Book » by Mary Austin
  • There is a fashion just now to call it dangerous and the tricycle safe.
  • Extract from : « Scientific American Supplement, No. 447, July 26, 1884 » by Various
  • Our meal was a perfectly English dinner, served and eaten in the English fashion.
  • Extract from : « Camps, Quarters and Casual Places » by Archibald Forbes
  • In her own fashion she was a good sort, and better looking than most women past forty.
  • Extract from : « Dust » by Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius

Antonyms for fashion

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