styl·​ish | \ ˈstī-lish How to pronounce stylish (audio) \

Definition of stylish

: having style specifically : conforming to current fashion

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Other Words from stylish

stylishly adverb
stylishness noun

Examples of stylish in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Plenty of reviewers on Merrell's site rave about the Juno line—saying its sandals are comfortable, have great arch support, keep blisters at bay, and are stylish enough for any occasion. Rebecca Shinners,, "These Merrell Sandals Are the Most Comfortable Slides I’ve Ever Worn," 3 July 2020 Chromat, Swimsuits For All, and Asos are mainstays for curvier girls (or women with larger breasts), while others, like Summersalt and Andie Swim serve up extended sizes in stylish cuts and eco-friendly fabrics. Kristin Corpuz, Glamour, "The 23 Best Plus-Size Swimwear Pieces to Wear All Summer Long," 3 July 2020 The Great stars Fanning as Catherine the Great in a satirical period setting, like a stylish mix between Dickinson on Apple TV+ and the Oscar-winning film The Favourite. Nick Romano,, "Huzzah! Hulu's The Great renewed for season 2," 2 July 2020 The Stockyards are Fort Worth’s biggest tourism draw, and Mule Alley’s role is to make the area seem just a bit more stylish and sophisticated, with a fleet of restaurants like Shake Shack and retailers like Lucchese Boots. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, "There’s a reason why Fort Worth restaurant Provender Hall opens July 4, mid-pandemic," 2 July 2020 Our experience driving the K5 in Korea gave us the opportunity to appreciate its stylish sheetmetal and admire its upscale interior up close. Eric Stafford, Car and Driver, "2021 Kia K5 Sedan Drops Optima Name, Adds Exciting Performance Options," 30 June 2020 And these deals make the stylish apparel and accessories so much more attainable. Christie Calucchia, Southern Living, "Lilly Pulitzer Just Discounted Over 700 Items for Its Huge Summer Sale," 29 June 2020 Here’s a look at a few of our favorite hair moments from the stylish girl group. Jennifer Ford, Essence, "18 Times Chloe And Halle Made Us Want To Immediately Rock Locs," 29 June 2020 Made with this genuine leather, this purse is incredibly stylish and will match just about any outfit (sweats or workout fits included). Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, "Rebecca Minkoff is having a huge sample sale—and it's up to 75% off," 26 June 2020

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First Known Use of stylish

1785, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stylish was in 1785

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8 Jul 2020

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“Stylish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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How to pronounce stylish (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of stylish

: following the popular style


styl·​ish | \ ˈstī-lish How to pronounce stylish (audio) \

Kids Definition of stylish

: having style : fashionable a stylish suit

Other Words from stylish

stylishly adverb

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