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

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That comfortable can still be stylish and functional. Joan Morris, The Mercury News, "San Jose designer focuses on comfort, functionality and style," 2 July 2019 Imagine that, but better, because the Line is clean and stylish and not actually your house. Hilary Cadigan, Bon Appétit, "Why I’ll Be Spending My Entire D.C. Vacation Inside the Line Hotel," 7 June 2019 There are the newcomers like Andie Swim and Summersalt, the classic brands like Anthropologie and Loft that are expanding their sizing to offer people of all shapes and sizes the opportunity to be stylish and confident all summer long. Glamour, "The Best New Plus-size Swimsuit Brands to Shop for Summer 2019," 22 May 2019 With every festival season comes a slew of stylish looks to make a statement all the while enjoying your favorite musicians. Gabe Bergado, Teen Vogue, "The Pull&Bear and Primavera Sound Collection Is a Tie-Dye, Neon Dream Fit for Summer Music Festivals," 17 May 2019 Both are wall-hanging systems made with steel, but the upgraded Décor line has the addition of wood shelves and other deluxe options for a more stylish look. Brittney Morgan, House Beautiful, "The Container Store's Launching A Whole New Way to Snag a Custom Closet," 21 Mar. 2019 COMO Uma Paro, Paro Dzong, Bhutan This destination retreat is stylish and savvy—and in the mountainous Paro Valley of Bhutan. Betsy Blumenthal, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Hotels in the World: 2018 Readers' Choice Awards," 9 Oct. 2018 Hollywood royalty has channeled Britain’s royal family for her latest stylish look. Stephanie Petit,, "Angelina Jolie Takes a Cue from Meghan Markle in Fascinator, Off-the-Shoulder Dress for Royal Event," 28 June 2018 While still maintaining its stylish but conservative looks, the new ES has an important role. Chris Woodyard, USA TODAY, "Lexus debuts its new ES midsize car that packs a punch," 24 Apr. 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 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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