Translation of foppish in Spanish:


de petimetre, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈfɒpɪʃ//ˈfɑpɪʃ/



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    de petimetre dated
    • He is foppish and vain (he writes a very flattering line in autobiographies) - but also dashed fanciable.
    • They weren't the pot-bellied kind, more the underwear-model kind; tanned, perspiring, incongruously foppish hair, stubbled, one of them hanging off the end of a smoke, in dark blue cargo pants, boots, tool belts and nothing else.
    • Long before then, Heinrich had noticed his younger sibling's foppish ways, recommending the traditional ‘sleep cure’, and even offering the address of a bordello where the therapy could be obtained at modest cost.
    • I don't think he's going to be as eccentric and as foppish as some of his incarnations.
    • They are wonderfully ebullient and foppish monuments dating from the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, with domes swelling out of all proportion to the base, each like a watermelon attempting to balance on a fig.