stylish

A stylish person is someone who has a bold sense of fashion, like a queen with flowing robes and gowns, or your friend who always wears the best-looking jeans.

Stylish can describe polite and elegant manners, or it can describe dressing with the current fashion trends, like you walked off the pages of a magazine. The word style makes up the bulk of stylish, and stylish people are in tune with all the latest styles of dress. The suffix ish- can mean “belonging to” and also “addicted to,” and stylish people sometimes do have an addiction to clothes.

Definitions of stylish
  1. adjective
    having elegance or taste or refinement in manners or dress
    “a little less posh but every bit as stylish as Lord Peter Wimsey”
    “the stylish resort of Gstadd”
    synonyms: fashionable
    chic, smart, voguish
    elegant and stylish
    chichi
    affectedly trendy and fashionable
    classy, posh, swish
    elegant and fashionable
    snazzy
    flashily stylish
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    Antonyms:
    styleless, unstylish
    lacking in style or elegance
    dowdy
    lacking in smartness or taste
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  2. adjective
    being or in accordance with current social fashions
    synonyms: fashionable
    a la mode, in style, in vogue, latest, modish
    in the current fashion or style
    cool
    fashionable and attractive at the time; often skilled or socially adept
    dapper, dashing, jaunty, natty, raffish, rakish, snappy, spiffy, spruce
    marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    faddish, faddy
    intensely fashionable for a short time
    groovy, swagger
    (British informal) very chic
    in
    currently fashionable
    cutting-edge, up-to-date, with-it
    in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style
    mod, modern, modernistic
    relating to a recently developed fashion or style
    old-time, olde worlde, quaint
    attractively old-fashioned (but not necessarily authentic)
    swank, swanky
    imposingly fashionable and elegant
    trend-setting, trendsetting
    initiating or popularizing a trend
    trendy, voguish
    in accord with the latest fad
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    Antonyms:
    unfashionable, unstylish
    not in accord with or not following current fashion
    antique, demode, ex, old-fashioned, old-hat, outmoded, passe, passee, vintage
    out of fashion
    dated
    marked by features of the immediate and usually discounted past
    dowdy, frumpish, frumpy
    primly out of date
    fogyish, moss-grown, mossy, stick-in-the-mud, stodgy
    (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned
    out
    no longer fashionable
    prehistoric
    no longer fashionable
    old
    of long duration; not new
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