fashion

I UK [ˈfæʃ(ə)n] / US noun
Word forms "fashion":
singular fashion plural fashions
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1)
a) [uncountable] the activity or business that involves styles of clothes and people's appearance

the world of fashion

b) [only before noun] relating to fashion, or involved in fashion

an Italian fashion designer

fashion magazines

2) [countable] a style of dress that is popular at a particular time

Men's fashions change more slowly than women's.

the latest fashions

3) [countable/uncountable] the fact that something such as a style of dress or an activity is popular at a particular time

Fashions change all the time.

fashion for:

The fashion for sea bathing began in the nineteenth century.

be in/come into fashion:

High heels are back in fashion.

go/be out of fashion:

His ideas have gone right out of fashion.

in a similar/orderly/spectacular etc fashion — in a particular way

Voting was conducted in a peaceful and orderly fashion.


II UK [ˈfæʃ(ə)n] / US verb [transitive]
Word forms "fashion":
present tense I/you/we/they fashion he/she/it fashions present participle fashioning past tense fashioned past participle fashioned formal
to make something, often using a lot of skill or care

Softley has fashioned a satisfying film out of Henry James' novel.

toy guns fashioned from bits of wood


English dictionary. 2014.

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