foppish


Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • adj

Synonyms for foppish

Synonyms for foppish

affecting extreme elegance in dress and manner

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
Never mind his foppish attempts at intellectualism.
Check 'em out on YouTube and we'll see you down Voodoo on Fountain Street tonight, resplendent in nautical hoops, winklepickers and foppish hair (sigh, if only
30pm The year 2012 was full of surprises, and chief among them was the success of the Paralympic companion show The Last Leg - the programme that made a celeb out of Alex Brooker, brought comedian Adam Hills to mainstream attention, and showed stand-up star Josh Widdicombe's fabulously foppish hair off to full effect.
The Last Leg (Channel 4, 9pm) | THE year 2012 was full of surprises, and chief among them was the success of the Paralympic companion show The Last Leg - the programme that made a celeb out of journalist Alex Brooker, brought comedian Adam Hills to mainstream attention, and showed stand-up star Josh Widdicombe's fabulously foppish hair off to full effect.
How on earth can any of these all-important kids identify with the foppish try-hard?
Romeo looked like a mini Rat Pack-er in a Trilby hat that was slightly too big for him, and an equally large trench coat added the air of a foppish beatnik poet, the Daily Mail reported.
WITH his foppish locks and plummy tones, he became the celebrity poster boy of the recent phone hacking scandal.
It seems a little odd that this foppish English gent should end up fronting an American blues band - belting out tunes in a faux US accent.
Perhaps the most obvious was Matt Smith's Doctor Who, with singer Brendon Urie wearing braces, a bowtie and a foppish side parting.
Jos Vantyler saunters along as Austin's foppish son Leo, an amateur poet with weak lungs and an air of Oscar Wilde.
Since then he has become established as a comic character actor, specialising in the role of the foppish, awkward but charming English gent in films like Notting Hill and Mickey Blue Eyes.
To dismiss them as such is obviously unfair, especially when a cursory glance at the image-accompanied squad lists reveals a paucity of double-barrelled surnames and foppish haircuts.
And, curiously, I received a note in the impeccably foppish handwriting that could only belong to that most limp-wristed of former Etonians David Cameron, inviting me to an informal get-together in godowful Witney (Cameran's gritty urban constituency, nestled between badass High Cogges and the brutal ghettos of Ducklington).
Annie Sheen as Sally had the sweetest voice and held the audience in the palm of her hand, and I especially liked the foppish Gerald, played by Dan Collier-Roberts.
Four decades after Luciano Pavarotti begin his rapid ascendancy in the world of opera and, ultimately, popular culture, the image many Americans once had of the operatic tenor as foppish and neurotic seems downright quaint.