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Word: foppish

Definition: vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance


Sentences Containing 'foppish'

He is represented as a foppish bisexual, who slowly reveals more complexity in his personality and sexuality.
The part of the foppish Brazen proved a notable role for the renowned actor-manager Colley Cibber.
The two main contestants, both representing themselves with a champion, hail from rival noble houses: The foppish Euram Barows, and Sialeeds' former fiance, the charismatic Gizel Godwin.
``Indeed, my dear sir,''said Monte Cristo,``you are revoltingly foppish.''

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