fashion plate

noun
|Updated on: 28 Jul 2018

Definition of fashion plate

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

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First Known Use of fashion plate

1851

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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  • : a person who dresses in the current fashions : a fashionable person


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