modish

adjective mod·ish \ ˈmō-dish \
|Updated on: 6 Aug 2018

Definition of modish

: fashionable, stylish
  • a modish hat
  • a modish writer

modishly

adverb

modishness

noun

Examples of modish in a Sentence

  1. He wore a modish gray suit and hat.

  2. the strikingly modish gowns that actresses wear to award shows

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Definition of modish for English Language Learners

  • : fashionable or stylish in a modern way



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