fashion Idioms & Phrases


After a fashion

  • adverb to some extent; not very well
    • he speaks French after a fashion
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  • to a certain extent; in a sort.
Webster 1913

fashion arbiter

  • noun someone who popularizes a new fashion
    taste-maker; trend-setter.
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fashion business

  • noun makers and sellers of fashionable clothing
    apparel industry; rag trade; fashion business; garment industry.
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fashion consultant

  • noun someone who advises you about fashionable clothing
    fashionmonger.
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fashion designer

  • noun someone who designs clothing
    couturier; designer; clothes designer.
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fashion industry

  • noun makers and sellers of fashionable clothing
    apparel industry; rag trade; fashion business; garment industry.
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fashion model

  • noun a woman who wears clothes to display fashions
    mannequin; manakin; model; manikin; mannikin.
    • she was too fat to be a mannequin
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Fashion piece

  • (Naut.), one of the timbers which terminate the transom, and define the shape of the stern.
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Fashion plate

  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    gallant; dandy; clotheshorse; fop; beau; swell; dude; sheik.
  • noun a plate illustrating the latest fashion in dress
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  • a pictorial design showing the prevailing style or a new style of dress.
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fashion-monger

Fash"ion-mon`ger noun

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  1. One who studies the fashions; a fop; a dandy. Marston.
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fashion-mongering

Fash"ion-mon`ger*ing adjective

Definitions
  1. Behaving like a fashion-monger. R. Shak.
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Fashioning needle

  • (Knitting Machine), a needle used for widening or narrowing the work and thus shaping it.
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full-fashioned

  • adjective satellite knitted to fit the shape of the body
    full-fashioned.
    • full-fashioned hosiery
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fully fashioned

  • adjective satellite knitted to fit the shape of the body
    full-fashioned.
    • full-fashioned hosiery
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Gammoning fashion

  • in the style of gammoning lashing, that is, having the turns of rope crossed.
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high fashion

  • noun trend-setting fashions
    haute couture; high style.
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old fashioned

  • noun a cocktail made of whiskey and bitters and sugar with fruit slices
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old-fashioned

  • adjective satellite out of fashion
    antique; demode; old-hat; ex; passee; passe; outmoded.
    • a suit of rather antique appearance
    • demode (or outmoded) attire
    • outmoded ideas
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Old`-fash"ioned adjective

Definitions
  1. Formed according to old or obsolete fashion or pattern; adhering to old customs or ideas; as, an old-fashioned dress, girl. "Old-fashioned men of wit." Addison.
    This old-fashioned, quaint abode. Longfellow.
Webster 1913

To set the fashion

  • to determine what shall be the fashion; to establish the mode.
Webster 1913