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276. Foppishness

  1. Acres, Bob affected, vain, cowardly, blustery country gentleman. [Br. Lit.: The Rivals ]
  2. Aguecheek, Sir Andrew silly old fop, believes himself young. [Br. Lit.: Twelfth Night ]
  3. Blakeney, Percy rescuer of French revolution victims disguises himself as brainless fop. [Br. Lit.: Scarlet Pimpernel ]
  4. Brummel, Beau (George B. Brummel, 17781840) prince of dandies. [Br. Hist.: Century Cyclopedia, 682]
  5. Flutter, Sir Fopling witless dandy. [Br. Lit.: The Man of Mode ]
  6. Foppington, Lord a selfish coxcomb, most intent upon dress and fashion. [Br. Hist.: Brewer Handbook, 381]
  7. Kookie teen idol of 1950s whose character was depicted by slick shirts, tight pants, and wet look hairstyle. [TV: 77 Sunset Strip in Terrace, II, 282283]
  8. Malyneaux epitome of the British dandy. [Am. Lit.: Monsieur Beaucaire, Magill I, 616617]
  9. Yankee Doodle Dandy feather-capped dandy; handy with the girls. [Nurs. Rhyme: Opie, 439]

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