high style

noun

Definition of high style

: the newest style in fashion or design usually adopted by a limited number of people

Examples of high style in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This British Isles expert, who has been planning across-the-pond trips for nearly 30 years, curates itineraries that combine urban high style with rural delights. Travel + Leisure, "Ellen LeCompte," 12 Oct. 2020 When a hapless young curator is wrongly accused, Lady Kay methodically fixes everything in BBC Sundays-at-9 high style. Richard Lipez, Washington Post, "Five new thrillers and mysteries that are perfect for the beach — or the bunker," 2 Aug. 2020 This weather-resistant 50,000-BTU propane fire pit will give you both comfort and high style. Lesley Kennedy, CNN Underscored, "Kick your outdoor entertaining up a notch with these 13 fire pits," 6 July 2020 This house was his first residential commission in the city and was influenced by traditional adobe desert homes and the high style of Mr. Frey’s day. New York Times, "What You Get for $2.4 Million in California," 2 Mar. 2020 Wearing a cut-off Mickey Mouse T-shirt, Britney kicks off this video in high style by hilariously shutting down haters in the press and poking fun at herself. Danielle Gibson, Glamour, "A Complete History of Britney Spears’s Music Videos," 10 Apr. 2020 Elon Musk was already rich enough to buy a yacht and a fleet of Rolls Royces and spend the rest of his days entertaining himself in high style. Kevin D. Williamson, National Review, "Tesla’s Success Is the Product of a Healthy Entrepreneurial Culture," 9 Jan. 2020 Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is closing out the Christmas entertainment season in high style. Eric E. Harrison, Arkansas Online, "DANCE REVIEW: Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker in Little Rock," 26 Dec. 2019 Treat yourself to Somewhere Becoming Rain: to misery mirthfully examined, to cramped circumstances magnanimously explored, to one high style reacting with joy to another. Famously, or not famously at all, Larkin lived a quiet life. James Parker, The Atlantic, "A Book That Honors a Complicated Figure," 26 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of high style

1933, in the meaning defined above

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25 Oct 2020

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“High style.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20style. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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