tonish

adjective
ton·​ish
variants: or tonnish \ ˈtänish \

Definition of tonish 

: having ton : fashionable, stylish become a tonish poet and get into anthologies— Rose Macaulay

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Other Words from tonish

tonishly adverb
tonishness noun plural -es

History and Etymology for tonish

ton entry 4 + -ish

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