fashion meaning

EN[ˈfæʃən] [-æʃən]
  • Fashion is a popular style or practice, especially in clothing, footwear, accessories, makeup, body piercing, or furniture. Fashion is a distinctive and often habitual trend in the style in which a person dresses.

    Definition of fashion in English Dictionary

  • NounPLfashionsSUF-ion
    1. NC A current (constantly changing) trend, favored for frivolous rather than practical, logical, or intellectual reasons.
      1. The huge square box, parquet-floored and high-ceilinged, had been arranged to display a suite of bedroom furniture designed and made in the halcyon days of the last quarter of the nineteenth century, when modish taste was just due to go clean out of fashion for the best part of the next hundred years.
    2. NU Popular trends.
      1. Check out the latest in fashion. ‎
    3. NC A style or manner in which something is done.
      1. The make or form of anything; the style, shape, appearance, or mode of structure; pattern, model; workmanship; execution.
        1. the fashion of the ark, of a coat, of a house, of an altar, etc.
      2. (dated) Polite, fashionable, or genteel life; social position; good breeding.
        1. men of fashion
    4. VerbSGfashionsPRfashioningPT, PPfashioned
      1. To make, build or construct.
        1. (dated) To make in a standard manner; to work.
          1. (dated) To fit, adapt, or accommodate to.
            1. OBS To forge or counterfeit.
            2. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • To prove it, we consider the poset of ordered partitions, properties of the permutahedron, and some good old fashioned combinatorial techniques..
                • She became very good at mixing and matching skirts, blouses, and accessories to extend her fashion budget.
                • There was a group of youths hanging around the parking lot, reading fashion magazines and listening to music. ‎
              2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • The valve was inserted transapically in a standard fashion.
                • We really want to discover if there really is any authentic student radicalism — how much is just imitation, ballsing around, a matter of fashion.
                • Much depends here on how persuasive you find the entailments that Oldstone-Moore draws between historical circumstances and barbal fashions.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                  • Singularia tantum
                    • Uncountable nouns
                  • Verbs
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                  Source: Wiktionary

                  Meaning of fashion for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "fashion" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb.
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