Definition of stylish in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstīliSH/


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 jewelry
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.
smart, sophisticated, gracious, elegant, chic, dapper, dashing
informal trendy, natty, classy, nifty, ritzy, snazzy, fly, superfly, kicky, tony, spiffy, styling/stylin'
1.1Neat, confident, and skillful: he put his heart and soul into a stylish performance
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  • 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.



Pronunciation: /ˈstīliSHnəs/
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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Syllabification: sty·lish

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