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fashionista Syllabification: fash·ion·is·ta
Pronunciation: /ˌfaSHəˈnēstə/

Definition of fashionista in English:


1A designer of haute couture.
Example sentences
  • Color experts, interior designers and fashionistas all agree: right now, red is red hot in everything from home decor to evening wear to iMacs.
  • They were among hairdressing's first superstar stylists, fashionistas before the term was even invented.
  • And they recently signed the hot fashionista to design new lines of sport clothing.
2A devoted follower of fashion: sleek designs that press all the fashionistas' buttons
More example sentences
  • The fashion trend setter boldly goes where other fashionistas have yet to follow.
  • Some young fashionistas shrug off such concerns, however.
  • The latter show was held outside, opposite the Natural History Museum much to the delight of fashionistas and hundreds of children queueing up to see the dinosaurs.


1990s: from fashion + Spanish suffix -ista, as in Sandinista, turista.

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