Examples of modish in a Sentence
He wore a modish gray suit and hat.
the strikingly modish gowns that actresses wear to award shows
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The venue’s powder blue skate floor is now shiny hardwood, and the colorful shapes that once adorned the walls were phased out for modish black paint.
Nestled in the Meatpacking District, across from the Highline and the future appendage of the Whitney Museum of Art, the 1,500 square foot shop fits right in with its modish surroundings.
This modish label curates inspired, authentic music on the gloomier end of the spectrum, from paranoid synth-punk and noise to visionary experimental.
My word, there’s just no satisfying those modish, waspish British; already the backlash starts for yesterday’s darling of Christine Keeler prurience….
In Bewitched, Nicole Kidman channels the nose-twitching Samantha, played on TV by the bubbly Elizabeth Montgomery, but trades the modish vibe for something more Neo-Victorian and on-trend.
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First Known Use of modish
Synonymsà la mode (also a la mode), au courant, chic, cool [slang], exclusive, fashionable, fresh [slang], happening, hip, in, stylish, sharp, smart, snappy, supercool, swell, swish, trendy, voguish
Antonymsdowdy, out, outmoded, styleless, unchic, uncool, unfashionable, unmodish, unstylish
Related Wordsdowntown, edgy, funky; dapper, dashing, dressy, kicky, natty, rakish, sassy, saucy, spiffy, spruce; chichi, classy, flossy, haute (also haut), nobby, posh, ritzy, soigné (or soignée), swank (or swanky); elegant, graceful, handsome, majestic, refined, sophisticated, stately, tasteful, understated; doggish, doggy, flashy, gallant; dandyish, dudish, foppish; ultrachic, ultracool, ultrahip, ultraposh, ultrasmart, ultrasophisticated
Near Antonymscheesy, tacky, unattractive, unbecoming; graceless, inelegant, tasteless, trashy, unhandsome; frowsy (or frowzy), sloppy, slovenly, unkempt, untidy; disheveled (or dishevelled), messy, mussy, rumpled, wrinkled; shabby, sleazy
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