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fashionable

Pronunciation: /ˈfæʃnəbəl/

Translation of fashionable in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [home/clothes/designs] a la moda, moderno; [cafe/people/idea/resort] de moda
    Example sentences
    • That quick cut-away style is quite fashionable now isn't it?
    • The styles are as fashionable as you will find elsewhere, and the prices very competitive.
    • Clowning became more fashionable in the mid seventeenth century when interest in spectacle superseded that for dialogue.
    Example sentences
    • For most fashionable people however, Scotland means knitwear and in particular cashmere - expensive cashmere.
    • I'm not the most fashionable person on the planet, but I'm not the least either.
    • He is no longer, and can never be again, the fashionable person that he was in the '80s.
    Example sentences
    • It became a fashionable place at which to be seen.
    • It made the British Library look like the most chic and fashionable location on earth.
    • On the top floor, the famous Rainbow Room supper club had been returned to its former splendour and was a very fashionable place to dine.

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