fashion plate

noun

Definition of fashion plate

1 : an illustration of a clothing style
2 : a person who dresses in the latest fashions

Examples of fashion plate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Especially after the pilot, which Cooper directs with moody flair, all tie-ins to the sitcom feel forced, like Will turning his prep school blazer inside out to cement his status as a fashion plate. Daniel Fienberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 9 Feb. 2022 Already known across the pond for her fecking funny turn on Derry Girls, the actress became a household name and fashion plate in the States thanks to Bridgerton's bodice-ripping success. Maureen Lee Lenker, EW.com, 3 Feb. 2022 Brock Lesnar has become a fashion plate in his latest run. Alfred Konuwa, Forbes, 25 Jan. 2022 Professor Green was something of a fashion plate herself, often exuberantly dressed in vintage or handmade treasures, and often sporting a hat. New York Times, 5 Nov. 2021 And much like the real-life Mr. Chalamet, his character is nothing short of a fashion plate. Todd Plummer, WSJ, 19 Oct. 2021 Yet, it's been a whirlwind year for the young fashion plate. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, 13 Sep. 2021 Behind the brief descriptions in the police reports were rich and varied lives: a sometime jewelry maker from Tehran who loved heavy metal music, and a restaurant worker and fashion plate rarely seen without his gold lamé boots. New York Times, 31 Aug. 2021 Emma Frost, always a fashion plate, had no less than three outfits, all of them as daring as her usual cleavage-baring costumes. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 3 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of fashion plate

1851, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of fashion plate was in 1851

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“Fashion plate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fashion%20plate. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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