- The definition of vogue is something popular or fashionable.
The designer dresses in the pages of a fashion magazine are an example of something that would be described as vogue.
- Vogue is the popular style or fashion.
Designer clothing worn by celebrities is an example of something that is in vogue.
- the accepted fashion or style at any particular time; mode: often with the
- general favor or acceptance; popularity: coming into vogue
Origin of vogueFr, a fashion, reputation, literally , rowing of a ship ; from voguer, to row, sail ; from Middle Low German wagon, to sail, float; akin to Old English wæg, a wave, billow: see weigh
- The prevailing fashion, practice, or style: Hoop skirts were once the vogue.
- Popular acceptance or favor; popularity: a party game no longer in vogue.
intransitive verbvogued, vogue·ing or vogu·ing, vogues
Origin of vogueFrench renown, popularity, from voguer, to row, go forward on the water, be current, from Old French, to row, from Old Italian vogare, perhap of Greek origin and originally referring to the rocking motion of a boat; perhaps akin to Greek baukalan, to lull to sleep. V., after the fashion magazine Vogue.
(third-person singular simple present vogues, present participle voguing, simple past and past participle vogued)
- (intransitive) To dance in the vogue dance style.
(1565) From Middle French vogue (“wave, course of success"), from voguer (“to row, sway, set sail").