styl·​ish | \ˈstī-lish \

Definition of stylish 

: having style specifically : conforming to current fashion

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Other Words from stylish

stylishly adverb
stylishness noun

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Lesson: Even on a casual walk around the neighborhood a mere six days after giving birth to another living human being, Pippa Middleton is stylish AF. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Pippa Middleton Steps Out in Public With Her Newborn Son for the First Time Since Giving Birth," 21 Oct. 2018 Preschool teachers sometimes encourage parents to buy into stylish all-in-one Bento-box brands such as Yumbox, PlanetBox and OmieBox. Anne Marie Chaker, WSJ, "Lettuce and Love Notes: The Competitive World of School Lunches," 1 Oct. 2018 The great Monster bike had gotten bigger, more complicated, and more expensive over the years, leaving a hole where a stylish, entry-level bike should be. Nick Goddard, Popular Mechanics, "The Ducati Scrambler Icon Bike Just Got a Little Sweeter To Ride," 25 Sep. 2018 Dietland is a sleek and stylish revenge fantasy for the post-#MeToo age, set in a world where an extremist group called Jennifer begins to don witch masks and target predatory men. Todd Vanderwerff, Vox, "From Succession to Pose, Sharp Objects to Castle Rock, this summer has featured some terrific TV.," 1 Sep. 2018 For the big splash, Chris stripped it down to a stylish Speedo and then dove in. Sallee Ann Ruibal,, "Cincinnati man perfectly belly flops on Jimmy Kimmel," 11 July 2018 Additionally, the store will provide customers with stylish, on-trend home décor and a party preparation selection, in addition to the same categories, brands and products customers trust Dollar General to carry. Community Report, Houston Chronicle, "Dollar General now open in Tarkington," 5 July 2018 The stylish, fast-casual eatery boasts a modern décor that favors cool-blue hues and retro-looking tile work. James Patrick Kelly, idahostatesman, "Boise’s trendy new taquerias redefine the taco – and diners get to taste the difference," 27 June 2018 But now will the younger crowd of stylish It Girls—like Jenner and her model buddy Bella Hadid—are making their mark. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kendall Jenner Wins with the Most Naked Dress at Cannes," 11 May 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of stylish

: following the popular style


styl·​ish | \ˈstī-lish \

Kids Definition of stylish

: having style : fashionable a stylish suit

Other Words from stylish

stylishly adverb

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