Definitions of fashion

  1. make out of components ( often in an improvising manner); " She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks"
  2. characteristic or habitual practice
  3. a manner of performance; " a manner of living"; " in the characteristic New York style"; " a way of life"
  4. the latest and most admired style in clothes and cosmetics and behavior
  5. 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"
  6. The make or form of anything; the style, shape, appearance, or mode of structure; pattern, model; as, the fashion of the ark, of a coat, of a house, of an altar, etc.; workmanship; execution.
  7. The prevailing mode or style, especially of dress; custom or conventional usage in respect of dress, behavior, etiquette, etc.; particularly, the mode or style usual among persons of good breeding; as, to dress, dance, sing, ride, etc., in the fashion.
  8. Polite, fashionable, or genteel life; social position; good breeding; as, men of fashion.
  9. Mode of action; method of conduct; manner; custom; sort; way.
  10. To form; to give shape or figure to; to mold.
  11. To make according to the rule prescribed by custom.
  12. To forge or counterfeit.
  13. To fit; to adapt; to accommodate; - with to.
  14. The shape or form of anything; custom or usage, especially in dress; the following of the rules of good society; method; general practice.
  15. To mold, shape, or form.
  16. Fashioner.
  17. The make or cut of a thing; form or pattern; prevailing mode or shape of dress; a prevailing custom; manner; genteel society; ( New Test.) appearance.
  18. To make; to mould according to a pattern; to suit or adapt.
  19. Form; custom; prevailing style.
  20. To shape; adapt.
  21. To frame; mold; make; fit.
  22. The prevailing mode, as in dress.
  23. Manner; method; way.
  24. The make or shape of a thing; appearance; form.
  25. The make or form of anything; model; pattern; the cut or shape of an article of dress; the prevailing mode of dress; manner; mode; prevailing mode; genteel society.
  26. To form; to mould; to accommodate; to make according to the rule prescribed by custom.
  27. The make or form of anything; the prevailing mode or form of dress; the mode or style usual among persons of good breeding; custom; general practice.
  28. To mould; to shape; to make; to form.

Quotes of fashion

  1. Woman is fine for her own satisfaction alone. No man will admire her the more, no woman will like her the better for it. Neatness and fashion are enough for the former, and a something of shabbiness or impropriety will be most endearing to the latter. – Jane Austen
  2. The influence of Paris, for instance, is now minimal. Yet a lot is written about Paris fashion – Geoffrey Beene
  3. There's never a new fashion but it's old. – Geoffrey Chaucer
  4. Ignorance is never out of style. It was in fashion yesterday, it is the rage today and it will set the pace tomorrow. – Frank Dane
  5. I think I was perceived in one fashion A video is based on a song. I think you can get glimpses of people's presence within that. There's some people you enjoy watching more than others. – Taylor Dane
  6. There's an awareness of fashion in this country, and it's not limited to gay people. – Calvin Klein
  7. It pains me physically to see a woman victimized, rendered pathetic, by fashion – Yves Saint Laurent
  8. Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves. – Maurice Maeterlinck
  9. Fashion is an imposition, a reign on freedom. – Golda Meir
  10. Today not even a universal fire could make the torrential poetic production of our time disappear. But it is exactly a question of production, that is, of hand -made products which are subject to the laws of taste and fashion – Eugenio Montale
  11. I did decide that you have to put your name about a bit, and so, although I would have preferred to have never done publicity or an interview or a fashion shoot for a magazine or a chat show. – Jeremy Northam
  12. The paradoxes of today are the prejudices of tomorrow, since the most benighted and the most deplorable prejudices have had their moment of novelty when fashion lent them its fragile grace. – Marcel Proust
  13. Fashion is a potency in art, making it hard to judge between the temporary and the lasting. – Edmund C. Stedman
  14. The dog, on the other hand, has few or no ideas because his brain acts in coarse fashion and because there are few connections with each single process. – Edward Thorndike
  15. My dream was always to be a composer, but fashion came very easily. – Gianni Versace

Usage examples for fashion

  1. So there come a man with him back of good fashion – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. She would not quarrel with Sophie after that fashion – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  3. Seeing the open door, Mr. Knight, for it was he, slipped into the great building in his quiet, rather cat- like fashion but on its threshold saw, and stopped. – Love Eternal by H. Rider Haggard
  4. And every hour had its fashion – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith
  5. Put it in your own fashion – In the Mayor's Parlour by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  6. " It will never do to take people by storm in that fashion exclaimed Jack. – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston
  7. " That may be your fashion on a Sunday, but it is not mine," said Miss Cunningham. – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell
  8. Such, I suppose, is Town Fashion – Mary Powell & Deborah's Diary by Anne Manning
  9. It don't come to me natural," said Eli in his simple fashion – Furze the Cruel by John Trevena
  10. I say these things not because they are not pretty obvious, but because, as a man of fashion and society, you have probably not attended to such matters. – Trumps by George William Curtis
  11. She followed the fashion of the moment in everything and everywhere, even to the theatre of the Bouffes Parisiens. – Renée Mauperin by Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt
  12. No can do, no can do so- fashion – Round the World in Seven Days by Herbert Strang
  13. In this fashion they were hurried back into the Pale, like escaped prisoners. – The Promised Land by Mary Antin
  14. She's making good with them, too, after a fashion all her own. – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  15. I know not when or in what fashion this may come about; how can I know? – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  16. The Queen stood close by, a good deal agitated, anxiously asking questions, and throwing out her hands in her French fashion – Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland by Charlotte M. Yonge
  17. Why should I believe what I hear, since it is the fashion to lie? – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  18. " Fashion seems to be going the other way," said Herriot. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  19. What can light up the water in this fashion – Twice Lost by W.H.G. Kingston
  20. His face was handsome in a strange foreign fashion – The White Invaders by Raymond King Cummings

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