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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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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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