mod·​ish | \ ˈmō-dish How to pronounce modish (audio) \

Definition of modish

: fashionable, stylish a modish hat a modish writer

Other Words from modish

modishly adverb
modishness noun

Examples of modish in a Sentence

He wore a modish gray suit and hat. the strikingly modish gowns that actresses wear to award shows
Recent Examples on the Web The women, meanwhile, are reduced to modish caricature: Gertrude, sung by Sarah Connolly, assumes arch poses, while Ophelia, played by Brenda Rae, lurches from pitiful fretting to orgasmic writhing. Alex Ross, The New Yorker, 30 May 2022 Still, Östlund’s Triangle of Sadness feels like a worthy winner—and having been snapped up already by the modish distribution outfit Neon, expect to see it on a cinema screen near you soon. Liam Hess, Vogue, 28 May 2022 Available on their website and at their New York City showroom, the Batsheva furniture collection includes a sofa and two different types of chairs, all adorned in a modish mismatch of motifs. Elise Taylor, Vogue, 18 Apr. 2022 Thanks to a modish navy mini and black leather racing jacket combo, Venus Williams stole the show in Louis Vuitton’s front row in a look that kept things short and sweet. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, 24 Jan. 2022 This Mario Bava film takes place in a Rome fashion house, with scenes of runway shows and dress fittings displaying an entire look book of modish dresses. Caitlin Morton, Vogue, 29 Oct. 2021 In the early days, modish pandemonium prevailed at Kings Road. Alex Ross, The New Yorker, 20 Sep. 2021 At last night’s Brit Awards ceremony, Styles picked up his Best British Single award in a modish wool and silk double-breasted suit from Alessandro Michele’s Gucci Aria collection. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, 13 May 2021 Later came the crown of modish white hair, the DeLorean trademark. John Anderson, WSJ, 29 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of modish

1652, in the meaning defined above

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23 Jun 2022

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“Modish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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