fop

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/fɒp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/fɑp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fop)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
fop /fɑp/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. a vain man who is overly concerned with his looks, clothes, and manners;
    dandy.
fop•pish, adj. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
fop  (fop),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a man who is excessively vain and concerned about his dress, appearance, and manners.
  • 1400–50; late Middle English foppe, fop; akin to fob2
    dandy, coxcomb, popinjay, peacock, swell, dude.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
fop /fɒp/ n
  1. a man who is excessively concerned with fashion and elegance
Etymology: 15th Century: related to German foppen to trick; see fob²

ˈfoppish adj
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