- Fashion is defined as a popular way of dressing or speaking.
An example of fashion is a favored style on the fashion designers talent contest on the television show "Project Runway."
- The definition of fashion is to make or give form to.
An example of fashion is to create a paper airplane.
Models display the latest fashions.
fashion definition by Webster's New World
- the make, form, or shape of a thing
- Now Rare kind; sort
- the way in which something is made or done; manner
- the current style or mode of dress, speech, conduct, etc.
- something, esp. a garment, in the current style
- fashionable people as a group: a man of fashion
Origin: Middle English fasoun ; from Old French faceon ; from Classical Latin factio, a making: see faction
- to make in a certain way; give a certain form to; shape; mold
- to fit; accommodate (to): music fashioned to our taste
- Obsolete to think up; contrive
- fashioner noun
fashion definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The prevailing style or custom, as in dress or behavior: out of fashion.
- Something, such as a garment, that is in the current mode: a swimsuit that is the latest fashion.
- The style characteristic of the social elite: a man of fashion.
- a. Manner or mode; way: Set the table in this fashion.b. A personal, often idiosyncratic manner: played the violin in his own curious fashion.
- Kind or variety; sort: people of all fashions.
- Shape or form; configuration.
- To give shape or form to; make: fashioned a table from a redwood burl.
- To train or influence into a particular state or character.
- To adapt, as to a purpose or an occasion; accommodate.
- Obsolete To contrive.
Origin: Middle English facioun, from Old French façon, appearance, manner, from Latin factiō, factiōn-, a making, from factus, past participle of facere, to make, do; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.
- fashˈion·er noun
fashion - Phrases/Idioms
after a fashionor in a fashion