Definition of stylish in English:

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stylish

Pronunciation: /ˈstʌɪlɪʃ/

adjective

1Fashionably elegant and sophisticated: you don’t have to be a designer to create a stylish look in your own small room a stylish cocktail bar a stylish range of jewellery
More example sentences
  • One science teacher tried to convince me that his suit was stylish and expensive.
  • There is something for all levels of knitters, and some very stylish designs.
  • We choose Vrinda and Sylvie because they are different, contemporary and stylish.
Synonyms
smart, sophisticated, elegant, chic, polished, dapper, debonair, dashing, fine, fancy, flashy, designer;
French à la mode
informal trendy, with it, all the rage, bang up to date, in, now, hip, cool, big, natty, classy, nifty, dressy, ritzy, snazzy, snappy, flash, sharp, fancy-pants
North American informal kicking, kicky, tony, fly, spiffy, sassy, stylin'
US informal on fleek
1.1Neat, confident, and skilful: he put his heart and soul into a stylish performance a stylish batsman
More example sentences
  • From the kick-off both teams put on a display of stylish, exquisite rugby.
  • There was more of the same in the third set as the Belgian displayed some stylish tennis to race into the lead.
  • Sutton United moved into the top five of the Ryman League with another stylish performance on Saturday.

Derivatives

stylishness

Pronunciation: /ˈstʌɪlɪʃnəs/
noun
Example sentences
  • Hosting a wide range of events, from DJ sessions and art exhibitions to short film festivals and video installations, it offers up a nice mix of stylishness and art culture.
  • Never mind that they showed our chaps in the dungeons, there was a certain stylishness to them that caught the dying echoes of the last blast of stiff-upper-lipped officers.
  • In both, neighbourhoods of incredible luxury and stylishness exist alongside areas of urban deprivation, with all the attendant social ills you would expect.

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