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stylish

[stahy-lish] /ˈstaɪ lɪʃ/
adjective
1.
characterized by or conforming to style or the fashionable standard; fashionably elegant; smart or chic:
She wore a very stylish gown to the inaugural ball.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85; style + -ish1
Related forms
stylishly, adverb
stylishness, noun
quasi-stylish, adjective
quasi-stylishly, adverb
superstylish, adjective
superstylishly, adverb
superstylishness, noun
unstylish, adjective
unstylishly, adverb
unstylishness, noun
Can be confused
stylish, stylistic.
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British Dictionary definitions for quasistylish

stylish

/ˈstaɪlɪʃ/
adjective
1.
having style; smart; fashionable
Derived Forms
stylishly, adverb
stylishness, noun
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Word Origin and History for quasistylish

stylish

1797 ( in "Sense and Sensibility"), from style + -ish. The adjective good is understood. Related: Stylishly; stylishness.

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