Synonyms for modish

Grammar : Adj
Spell : moh-dish
Phonetic Transcription : ˈmoʊ dɪʃ

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Définition of modish

Origin :
  • 1650s, from mode (n.2) + -ish. "Very common in 17-18 c.; now somewhat arch[aic]." [OED].
  • adj fashionable
Example sentences :
  • There was evidence of great care and taste in every fold of her modish dress.
  • Extract from : « Wayside Courtships » by Hamlin Garland
  • Tis modish to say women are tender, Phoebe; more modish than true.
  • Extract from : « The Maidens' Lodge » by Emily Sarah Holt
  • She wore a modish hat that was immensely becoming, and looked charming.
  • Extract from : « Langford of the Three Bars » by Kate Boyles
  • Judge then, if to me a lady of the modish taste could have been tolerable.
  • Extract from : « Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded » by Samuel Richardson
  • Orson Vane's bias toward the theatre did not displease the modish.
  • Extract from : « The Imitator » by Percival Pollard
  • And Anne, neither classic nor modish, still vaguely resembled her!
  • Extract from : « The Gorgeous Isle » by Gertrude Atherton
  • She was, in fact, a modish old lady as were her three friends.
  • Extract from : « Half Portions » by Edna Ferber
  • And John took off his hat, a modish Panama, and bowed and smiled to her and to the lady.
  • Extract from : « My Friend Prospero » by Henry Harland
  • Ray took from Miss Jevne the black silk gown, modest but modish.
  • Extract from : « Cheerful--By Request » by Edna Ferber
  • But these modish regrets are sterile, after all, and comprimend.
  • Extract from : « The Works of Max Beerbohm » by Max Beerbohm

Antonyms for modish

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