Examples of fop in a Sentence
he's such a fop that he drives nearly 50 miles just to get his hair cut by Monsieur Louis
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Ferry, by nature shy and self-effacing, reinvented himself as a fop with issues.
The macaronis were members of a subculture of British fops in the 1760s and 1770s, who took their name from the Italian ingredient that would have seemed exotic and sophisticated in England at the time.
This story of bumbling boors, chiseling social climbers, and simpering fops gallivanting and scheming around the London countryside is crisply performed by a uniformly excellent cast.
Day's Sir Harcourt, with his ebony-dyed locks and effete manners, shares lineage with the fops of Restoration comedy.
Meanwhile, a troop of ever-so-proper Dragoon Guards returns to town, and the soldiers are bemused to find all their betrotheds besotted with this fancified fop.
This 1836 work — in which a witless fop is assumed to be a powerful state functionary by corrupt politicians in the provinces — infuses scathing satire with giddy surrealism.
As André Van Peteghem, Dumont cast Fabrice Luchini, whose dialectical extravagance and theatrical exuberance lend his character, a blithering sybaritic fop, the pathos of a physical infirmity matched by the physical comedy of the accident-prone.
The foolish fop (Casey Hoekstra) taking him on insults Cyrano’s plain appearance.
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Origin and Etymology of fop
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
First Known Use of fop
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Definition of fop for English Language Learners
: a man who cares too much about how he looks or dresses
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