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Fashion

Fashion

WordNet



noun


(1)   Characteristic or habitual practice
(2)   Consumer goods (especially clothing) in the current mode
(3)   How something is done or how it happens
"Her dignified manner"
"His rapid manner of talking"
"Their nomadic mode of existence"
"In the characteristic New York style"
"A lonely way of life"
"In an abrasive fashion"
(4)   The latest and most admired style in clothes and cosmetics and behavior

verb


(5)   Make out of components (often in an improvising manner)
"She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks"
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Etymology


From , from , , , from , from ; see fact. Cf. faction, a doublet of fashion.

Noun


  1. A current (constantly changing) trend, favored for frivolous rather than practical, logical, or intellectual reasons.
  2. A style, or manner, in which to do something.
  3. Popular trends.
    Check out the latest in fashion.

Related terms






Verb



  1. To make, build or construct.
    • 2005, Plato, Sophist, translation by Lesley Brown, 235b:
      ... a device fashioned by arguments against that kind of prey.