Definition of modishness in English:



often derogatory

See modish

‘Excessive deference to European modishness can be passed off as many things but not as US constitutional law.’
  • ‘Symphony No 5 dates from 1923-4, is the most extended in its quintet of movements, and is a thoroughly convincing rejection of post-war modishness.’
  • ‘In an outmoded attempt at modishness, the play moves backward in time, though moving forward it would have proved just as backward.’
  • ‘At this point, however, the quartet was wandering in a perfumed garden of psychedelic modishness, and all the better for it.’
  • ‘Second, for all the faux modishness of recent years, football supporters remain tribal.’