Roget category 8526. Words relating to the sentient and moral
› 6.2. Personal affections
›› 6.2.2. Discriminative affections
polite society —
monde [Fr.] —
beau monde [Fr.],
gay world —
Vanity Fair —
manners, breeding etc. (politeness) 894 — air, demeanor etc. (appearance) 448 — savoir faire [Fr.] — gentlemanliness†, gentility, decorum, propriety, biens_eance [Fr.] — conventions of society — Mrs.
Grundy — punctilio — form, formality — etiquette, point of etiquette — dress etc. 225.
custom etc. 613 — mode, vogue, go — rage etc. (desire) 865 — prevailing taste — fad, trend, bandwagon, furore†, thing, in thing, craze, chic, last word.
man of fashion, woman of fashion, man of the world, woman of the world — height of fashion, pink of fashion, star of fashion, glass of fashion, leader of fashion — arbiter elegantiarum [Lat.] etc. (taste) 850 — the beautiful people, the fashion set, upper ten thousand etc. (nobility) 875 — elite etc. (distinction) 873 — smart set — the four hundred [U.S.] — in crowd.
be the rage
have a run,
follow the fashion, conform to the fashion, fall in with the fashion, follow the trend, follow the crowd etc. n. — go with the stream etc. (conform) 82 — savoir vivre [Fr.], savoir faire [Fr.] — keep up appearances, behave oneself.
set the fashion, bring in the fashion — give a tone to society, cut a figure in society — keep one's carriage.
a la mode,
comme il faut [Fr.] —
admitted in society,
admissible in society
well spoken —
polished, refined, thoroughbred, courtly — distingue [Fr.] — unembarrassed, degage [Fr.] — janty†, jaunty — dashing, fast.
modish, stylish, chic, trendy, recherche — newfangled etc. (unfamiliar) 83 — all the rage, all the go† — with it, in, faddish.
in court, in full dress, in evening dress — en grande tenue [Fr.] etc. (ornament) 847.
for fashion's sake.
a la francaise,
a la parisienne —
a l' anglaise [Fr.],
a l' americaine [Fr.] —
autre temps autre mauers [Fr.] —
chaque pays a sa guise [Fr.].
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Bold numbers signify related Roget categories. A dagger symbol (†) indicates archaic words and expressions no longer in common use.
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