fop

[fop]
noun
a man who is excessively vain and concerned about his dress, appearance, and manners.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English foppe, fop; akin to fob2


dandy, coxcomb, popinjay, peacock, swell, dude.
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fop (fɒp)
 
n
a man who is excessively concerned with fashion and elegance
 
[C15: related to German foppen to trick; see fob²]
 
'foppish
 
adj
 
'foppishly
 
adv
 
'foppishness
 
n

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Word Origin & History

fop
1440, "foolish person," perhaps related to fob (v.) via Ger. foppen "jeer at, make a fool of" (see fob (v.)). Sense of "dandy" is 1670.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
FOP
flight operations plan
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Example sentences
And the silver spangles in his gray hair suggested that he was something of an elderly fop.
There is the one-hand-on-hip, one-arm-in-air stomp: his fop senorita dance.
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