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fop

noun \ ˈfäp \

Definition of fop

1 obsolete :a foolish or silly person
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

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Origin and Etymology of fop

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

fop Synonyms


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fop

verb

Definition of fop

fopped; fopping
transitive verb
obsolete

First Known Use of fop

circa 1590


FOP Defined for English Language Learners

fop

noun

Definition of fop for English Language Learners

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



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