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Dowdy vs. Fashionable

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Dowdyadjective

Plain and unfashionable in style or dress.

Fashionableadjective

Characteristic of or influenced by a current popular trend or style.

‘a fashionable dress; a fashionable man’;

Dowdyadjective

Lacking stylishness or neatness; shabby.

Fashionableadjective

Established or favoured by custom or use; current; prevailing at a particular time.

‘the fashionable philosophy; fashionable opinions’;

Dowdynoun

A plain or shabby person

Fashionableadjective

(archaic) genteel; well-bred

‘fashionable society’;

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Dowdyadjective

Showing a vulgar taste in dress; awkward and slovenly in dress; vulgar-looking.

Fashionablenoun

A fashionable person; a fop

Dowdynoun

An awkward, vulgarly dressed, inelegant woman.

Fashionableadjective

Conforming to the fashion or established mode; according with the prevailing form or style; as, a fashionable dress.

Dowdynoun

British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970)

Fashionableadjective

Established or favored by custom or use; current; prevailing at a particular time; as, the fashionable philosophy; fashionable opinions.

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Dowdynoun

deep-dish apple dessert covered with a rich crust

Fashionableadjective

Observant of the fashion or customary mode; dressing or behaving according to the prevailing fashion; as, a fashionable man.

Dowdyadjective

lacking in smartness or taste;

‘a dowdy gray outfit’; ‘a clean and sunny but completely dowdy room’;

Fashionableadjective

Genteel; well-bred; as, fashionable society.

‘Time is like a fashionable hostThat slightly shakes his parting guest by the hand.’;

Dowdyadjective

primly out of date;

‘nothing so frumpish as last year's gambling game’;

Fashionablenoun

A person who conforms to the fashions; - used chiefly in the plural.

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Dowdy

Dowdy is a surname.

Fashionableadjective

being or in accordance with current fashion;

‘fashionable clothing’; ‘the fashionable side of town’; ‘a fashionable cafe’;

Fashionableadjective

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’;

Fashionableadjective

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