/fash"euh neuh beuhl/, adj.
1. observant of or conforming to the fashion; stylish: a fashionable young woman.
2. of, characteristic of, used, or patronized by the world of fashion: a fashionable shop.
3. current; popular: a fashionable topic of conversation.
4. a fashionable person.
[1600-10; FASHION + -ABLE]
Syn. 1. chic, smart, modish, voguish, elegant.
Ant. out-of-date; passé.

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