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 There's more than just activewear on sale, too: The brand has a ton of athleisure favorites for WFH and everyday errands, including its iconic Stan Smith sneakers and comfortable (but stylish) joggers and sweatshirts. Krystin Arneson, CNN Underscored, "Activewear and athleisure are up to 50% off at Adidas' Memorial Day sale," 19 May 2020 The only feasible alternative is an equally homey, yet infinitely more stylish, pair of work pants. Talia Abbas, Glamour, "The 12 Best Work Pants to Wear If You’re Done With Sweats," 19 May 2020 A year later, the stylish Premier Mill Hotel opened in a converted 1891 flour mill. National Geographic, "CREATE A FREE NAT GEO ACCOUNT TO CONTINUE READING," 11 May 2020 Plus, it doesn't hurt that turntables have re-emerged as a popular home decor item, bringing a nostalgic (and stylish) upgrade to your living space. NBC News, "Listen to vinyls (or Spotify) on this turntable — and save," 23 Nov. 2019 But now, one important (and stylish) aspect of their career has earned a rightful place in a museum. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Outfits BTS Wore to the 2019 Grammy Awards Will Be on Display in the Grammy Museum," 18 Nov. 2019 Sporting a short haircut and stylish square-rimmed glasses, Claudia López, 49, shared a jubilant kiss with her partner after winning the mayorship of Bogotá on Sunday. Neha Wadekar, Time, "Women in Colombia Endured Horrific Abuses During Decades of Conflict. Now the Female Candidates Who Won in Elections Will Reshape the Country," 30 Oct. 2019 Unfortunately, the remaining six episodes — directed by Houda Benyamina, Alan Poul and Laila Marrakchi — aren’t quite as stylish and the plot wanders away from the music as the focus, getting entangled in a rather prosaic murder mystery. Cary Darling,, "Netflix miniseries ‘The Eddy’ makes a splash with modern jazz," 7 May 2020 Both stylish and comfortable, these shoes are perfect to wear around the house or for trips outside. Katey Clifford, al, "DSW summer styles on sale: Snag sandals, sneakers up to 40 percent off," 6 May 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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31 May 2020

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“Stylish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 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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