fash·ion·able /ˈfæʃnəbəl, ˈfæʃṇə-/
Fash·ion·a·ble, n. A person who conforms to the fashions; -- used chiefly in the plural.
1. Conforming to the fashion or established mode; according with the prevailing form or style; as, a fashionable dress.
2. Established or favored by custom or use; current; prevailing at a particular time; as, the fashionable philosophy; fashionable opinions.
3. Observant of the fashion or customary mode; dressing or behaving according to the prevailing fashion; as, a fashionable man.
4. Genteel; well-bred; as, fashionable society.
Time is like a fashionable host
That slightly shakes his parting guest by the hand. --Shak.
adj 1: being or in accordance with current fashion; "fashionable
clothing"; "the fashionable side of town"; "a
fashionable cafe" [syn: stylish] [ant: unfashionable]
2: having elegance or taste or refinement in manners or dress;
"a little less posh but every bit as stylish as Lord Peter
Wimsey"; "the stylish resort of Gstadd" [syn: stylish]
3: patronized by [syn: popular with(p)]