GRE Word List

FOPPISH

vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance

The meaning of the word foppish is vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance.

Random words

WordMeaning
assurancefirm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
ineffableunutterable; not to be uttered; taboo; that cannot be expressed in speech; indescribable; unspeakable; inexpressible; Ex. ineffable name/joy
antidoteremedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
pharisaicalpertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
voodooreligion practiced chiefly in Haiti
torsotrunk of statue with head and limbs missing; human trunk
jostleshove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
churlishboorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
distracttake (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
interminableendless