- In some way or other, especially to a limited extent:
She sings after a fashion.
- in some way or to some extent, but not thoroughly or very well
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Origin of Fashion
From Middle English facioun, from Anglo-Norman, from Old Northern French féchoun (compare Jèrriais faichon), variant of Old French faceon, fazon, façon (“fashion, form, make, outward appearance”), from Latin factiō (“a making”), from faciō (“do, make”); see fact. Compare faction, a doublet of fashion.
Middle English facioun from Old French façon appearance, manner from Latin factiō factiōn- a making from factus past participle of facere to make, do dhē- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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