Vanity Fair Definition

A place or scene of ostentation or empty, idle amusement and frivolity.
American Heritage
In Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, a fair always going on in the town of Vanity, symbolic of worldly folly, frivolity, and show.
Webster's New World

Origin of Vanity Fair

  • From Vanity Fair , the fair in Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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