high style


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Now that’s high style. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 6 Mar. 2023 Plus, celebrities like Paulina Porizkova are fans of the extra-high style from Ugg. Nicol Natale, Peoplemag, 24 Nov. 2022 Double-crossed Ornate crisscross legs give this slender bench a subtle European flair — low profile, high style. Kara Nelson | Contributing Writer, NOLA.com, 22 Sep. 2020 Designer Zac Posen was the force behind Delta's new high style, high function uniforms that incorporate rich purples, bright reds, and the classic navy. Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, 13 Oct. 2017 Participants of the Naples Winter Wine Festival 2023 were wined and dined in high style the entire weekend. Mike Desimone And Jeff Jenssen, Forbes, 10 Feb. 2023 Oliver, a co-founder of the NYC Mexican restaurant chain Dos Toros, eventually proposed in high style—on the peak of Waihe’e Ridge in Maui. Leena Kim, Town & Country, 21 Dec. 2022 Hollywood’s event business has returned in high style, but as guest expectations have evolved, planners are now tasked with adjusting their playbooks to create an equally positive experience for all comers. Kathy Mcdonald, Variety, 16 Dec. 2022 Meaning gets swallowed up by ultra-high style; what’s left when all the adornment is pared away is a director indicating toward his own prowess. Mark Olsenstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 4 Nov. 2022 See More

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'high style.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Word History

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of high style was in 1933

Dictionary Entries Near high style

Cite this Entry

“High style.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20style. Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!