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fashion victim

Syllabification: fash·ion vic·tim

Definition of fashion victim in English:

noun

A person who follows popular trends in dress and behavior slavishly.
Example sentences
  • She describes a fashion victim as ‘someone who takes all the trends of a given time and ends up looking like a store mannequin; in a word, absurd.’
  • Conversely, always stay within what you feel comfortable wearing to avoid raising the suspicions that there's a fashion victim in need of style resuscitation.
  • If the outfit and shoes look best with bare legs, go ahead as long as you can brave the temperature and don't look like a frostbitten fashion victim on the way to the ER.

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