noun \ˈfäp\

: a man who cares too much about how he looks or dresses

Full Definition of FOP

obsolete :  a foolish or silly person
:  a man who is devoted to or vain about his appearance or dress :  coxcomb, dandy

Examples of FOP

  1. <he's such a fop that he drives nearly 50 miles just to get his hair cut by Monsieur Louis>

Origin of FOP

Middle English; akin to Middle English fobben to deceive, Middle High German voppen
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with FOP


transitive verb

Definition of FOP

:  fool, dupe

First Known Use of FOP

circa 1590


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