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fashion plate

Definitions of fashion plate
  1. noun
    a plate illustrating the latest fashion in dress
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    type of:
    plate
    a full-page illustration (usually on slick paper)
  2. noun
    a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    synonyms: beau, clotheshorse, dandy, dude, fop, gallant, sheik, swell
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    examples:
    George Bryan Brummell
    English dandy who was a fashion leader during the Regency (1778-1840)
    types:
    cockscomb, coxcomb
    a conceited dandy who is overly impressed by his own accomplishments
    macaroni
    a British dandy in the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms
    type of:
    adult male, man
    an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
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