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Bristol fashion
American English: /ˈbrɪst(ə)l ˌfæʃ(ə)n/

adjective

  • seeshipshape
    Example sentences
    • As well as making sure everything is shipshape and Bristol fashion, the crew will be involved in a great deal of entertaining.
    • She was keen to make things ship shape but, alas, things were never Bristol fashion.
    • Except for a few humidity-induced twinges, I'm feeling all ship-shape and Bristol fashion.

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