Part of speech: noun

A man affectedly fastidious in dress or deportment; a dandy.

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Usage examples "fop":

  1. You force the young girl to play the part of the ardent lover, and give to your monster the character of a cool, vain fop." - "Berlin and Sans-Souci", Louise Muhlbach.
  2. The difference in this case between a man of sense and a fop is that the fop values himself upon his dress; and the man of sense laughs at it, and at the same time knows he must not neglect it." - "The Book of Business Etiquette", Nella Henney.
  3. A fop came, a dolt, a fine spark, and gave them fine words and fine speeches and a gold token, and, hey presto! - "Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France", Stanley J. Weyman.