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fop Explained

fop at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1440, "foolish person," perhaps related to fob (v.) via Ger. foppen "jeer at, make a fool of" (see fob (v.)). Sense of "dandy" is 1670. ///

fop at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] old-fashioned [Date: 1600-1700; Origin: fop 'stupid person' (15-18 centuries)]// a man who is very interested in his clothes and appearance - used to show disapproval// -- foppish adj // -- foppishness n [U] //

fop at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

41 Moby Thesaurus words for "fop":
Beau Brummel, arbiter of fashion, beau, blade, blood, boulevardier,
buck, clotheshorse, clubman, clubwoman, coxcomb, dandy, deb,
debutante, dude, exquisite, fashion plate, fashionable,
fine gentleman, fribble, gallant, jack-a-dandy, jackanapes,
lady-killer, lounge lizard, macaroni, man-about-town, masher,
mondain, mondaine, puppy, socialite, spark, sport, subdeb,
subdebutante, swell, swinger, taste-maker, tone-setter,

fop at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Elegant person): fop, dandy, beau, blade, man about town, femme fatale, coquette, flirt, vamp.

fop at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

(old-fashioned) a man who is too interested in his clothes and the way he looks
foppish adjective

Fop at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Fop \Fop\, n. [OE. foppe, fop, fool; cf. E. fob to cheat, G.
foppen to make a fool of one, jeer, D. foppen.]
One whose ambition it is to gain admiration by showy dress; a
coxcomb; an inferior dandy.

fop at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
[syn: {dandy}, {dude}, {gallant}, {sheik}, {beau}, {swell},
{fashion plate}, {clotheshorse}]

fop at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » FOP



Akin to German Inter: term » foppen||to jeer


* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /fɒp/ Inter: X-SAMPA » /fQp/
  • Inter: rhymes » ɒp


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • A vain man; a dandy.
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    2. : And she nearly started a fight between two young fops in plumed hats and flouncy collars: "Clay-brained coxcomb!" "Mewling milk-livered maggot!"


      * Inter: sense » a vain man dandy, dude, dood, masher, popinjay, coxcomb, metrosexual


      Inter: trans-top » vain man

  • Bulgarian: конте
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|keikari
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|bellâtre|m
  • Hindi: Inter: t- » hi|छैल|m|tr=chail, Inter: t- » hi|दम्भी|tr=dambhī, Inter: t- » hi|बाँका|tr=bāṃkā

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|фат|m|tr=fat, Inter: t+ » ru|хлыщ|m|tr=xlyšč, Inter: t+ » ru|щёголь|m|tr=ščógol', Inter: t+ » ru|пижон|m|tr=pižón
    • Serbo-Croatian: kicoš {{m}}, gizdavac {{m}}
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|sprätt|c

    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Derived terms

    * fopling
  • foppish

    See also

    * dandy
  • dude, dood
  • macaroni


    * FPO
  • POF

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    Inter: head » nl|verb form
  • Inter: nl-verb-form » p=1|n=sg|t=pres|m=ind|foppen
    1. Inter: nl-verb-form » m=imp|foppen

    Translation: et » fop
    Translation: es » fop
    Translation: eo » fop
    Translation: fr » fop
    Translation: io » fop
    Translation: it » fop
    Translation: mg » fop
    Translation: my » fop
    Translation: pl » fop
    Translation: ru » fop
    Translation: sh » fop
    Translation: te » fop
    Translation: vi » fop
    Translation: vo » fop
    Translation: zh » fop

  • FOP at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » fop


    Inter: initialis » m

  • Fraternal Order of Police
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    2. Inter: context » travel|aviation form of payment


      * FPO

  • POF