Fashionable etymology


English word fashionable comes from English fashion, English -able

Etymology of fashionable

Detailed word origin of fashionable

Dictionary entry Language Definition
fashion English (en) (dated) To fit, adapt, or accommodate to.. (dated) To make in a standard manner; to work.. (obsolete) To forge or counterfeit.. To make, build or construct. (countable) A current (constantly changing) trend, favored for frivolous rather than practical, logical, or intellectual reasons.. (countable) A style or manner in which something is done.. (dated) Polite, fashionable, or genteel life; [...]
-able English (en) Able to be done; fit to be done.. An adjectival suffix; forms adjectives meaning:. Due to be.. Giving, or inclined to.. Relevant to or suitable to, in accordance with.. Subject to.
fashionable English (en) A fashionable person; a fop (archaic) genteel; well-bred. Characteristic of or influenced by a current popular trend or style.. Established or favoured by custom or use; current; prevailing at a particular time.

Words with the same origin as fashionable

Descendants of -able

available dependable disposable remarkable