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fashion plate

noun
1.
a person who consistently wears the latest style in dress.
2.
an illustration showing the prevailing or new fashion in clothes.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55
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  • It is part fashion plate and part romantic mood study.
  • The bucolic figures from the fiddling barber to the village fashion plate are entertain ing enough.
British Dictionary definitions for fashion plate

fashion plate

noun
1.
an illustration of the latest fashion in dress
2.
a fashionably dressed person
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Slang definitions & phrases for fashion plate

fashion plate

noun phrase

A well-dressed person, esp a stylish one: The present-day racketeer is a veritable fashion plate (1920s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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