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Topic: CLOTHES AND FASHION

Date: 1600-1700
Origin: fop 'stupid person' (15-18 centuries)

fop

noun
     
fop [countable] old-fashioned
DC a man who is very interested in his clothes and appearance - used to show disapproval
foppish adjective
foppishness noun [uncountable]
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