Fop



[fop] /fɒp/

noun
1.
a man who is excessively vain and concerned about his dress, appearance, and manners.
/fɒp/
noun
1.
a man who is excessively concerned with fashion and elegance
n.

mid-15c., “foolish person,” of unknown origin, perhaps related to fob (v.), German foppen “jeer at, make a fool of.” Sense of “dandy” is from 1660s.
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