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fop

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noun \ˈfäp\

Definition of fop

  1. 1 obsolete :  a foolish or silly person

  2. 2 :  a man who is devoted to or vain about his appearance or dress :  coxcomb, dandy

Examples of fop in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of fop

Middle English; akin to Middle English fobben to deceive, Middle High German voppen


First Known Use: 15th century


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fop

verb

Definition of fop

fopped

;

fopping

obsolete

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  fool, dupe

Circa 1590

First Known Use of fop

circa 1590


FOP Defined for English Language Learners

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fop

play
noun \ˈfäp\

Definition of fop for English Language Learners

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



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