Definition of foppishness in US English:

foppishness

noun

  • See foppish

    • ‘Its foppishness, the daily lazy routine of not beginning the day till late into the afternoon; the emphasis placed on poets and poetry and other cultural activities make for interesting reading.’
    • ‘His modern-day company is a shaft of light into a world he once straddled with an unprecedented combination of foppishness and fear tactics.’
    • ‘Despite what you may have heard, dandyism is the antithesis of foppishness.’
    • ‘As we watched, we were mainly struck by the self-involved foppishness of all the central characters.’
    • ‘By 1720 Restoration foppishness had given place to the dignity of the first Georgian period.’

Pronunciation

foppishness

/ˈfäpiSHnəs//ˈfɑpɪʃnəs/