What does the word Foppery mean?

Usage examples for Foppery

  1. The higher class of the Andalusians are probably upon the whole the most vain and foolish of human beings, with a taste for nothing but sensual amusements, foppery in dress, and ribald discourse. – The Bible in Spain by George Borrow
  2. We require to ponder these things, and think how we, in our climate and under our circumstances, ought to live; and in doing so, we may, without accusation of foreign foppery, take some leaves from many foreign books. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  3. The shirt, open at the throat, was fastened by a brooch of gaudy stones; and two pendent massive gold chains announced the foppery of two watches. – Zanoni by Edward Bulwer Lytton
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