Definition of fop in English:

fop

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Pronunciation: /fɒp
 
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noun

Derivatives

foppery

noun
More example sentences
  • All that foppery that Brummell discarded in the eighteenth century wound up on the backs of the footmen and valets of the nineteenth.
  • He is a stern man, rigid in his principles, plain, unaffected in his manners, no foppery in his dress, certainly above corruption, despising wealth…
  • With the troop's spirits so low such foppery brings with it guilt and I have desisted from such behavior despite the urgings of the Baron to do otherwise.

Origin

late Middle English (in the sense 'fool'): perhaps related to fob2.

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