An example of fashion is a favored style on the fashion designers talent contest on the television show "Project Runway."
An example of fashion is to create a paper airplane.
People of all fashions.
Gentlemen of fashion.
Music fashioned to popular taste.
The fashion of the ark, of a coat, of a house, of an altar, etc.
Men of fashion.
Out of fashion.
A swimsuit that is the latest fashion.
A garden triangular in fashion.
Fashioned a table from a redwood burl.
The teacher fashions her students into fine singers.
- 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
Origin 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
- 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.