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    Ways of Dressing

    Ways  of dressing   (adjectives)

    Lots  of  adjectives  define the  different  ways  people  dress. Here  are a  few  adjectives . Some are synonyms  but with  slight  differences in  meaning.

    Trendy = in fashion,  in  style

    Swanky=  exclusive/  very expensive ,  meant  to attract  people's  attention

    Classy = elegant  but  not necessarily  in the  latest   fashion

    Chichi =  showy, frilly,  overdressed

    Nifty=  stylish  in  an attractive  way

    Modish = elegant  in  a very modern  way

    Ritzy =  fashionable  in an ostentatious  way ( in order  to impress)

    Jazzy =  colourful

    Grungy = shabby,   disorderly and  dirty- looking

    Frumpy  = (said about old ladies )  old-fashioned  


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    1. “ (                 ) fifty” : a simple elegant wardrobe for ladies to wear when in their fifties !

    2. His clothes are funny: he always wears (                 ) t-shirts, trousers, and shoes!

    3. In spite of her (                    ) clothes the Scottish lady who won the talent show has great appeal on the public.

    4. The actress used to wear (                 ) designer's clothes to show off her wealth.

    5. She's very peculiar, wears heavy make-up and (                    ) flouncing blouses which do not fit her age.

    6. She always impressed people with her manners and (                    ) clothing.

    7. Filippo is the quintessence of the Italian (                    ) guy minding even the tiniest detail in his outfits.

    8. Look at Pete : (                    ) , worn out jeans, flip-flops and unkempt hair: what a sight !

    9. Look at her (                    ) footwear: she buys all her shoes in Italy.

    10. Lady Bracknell is every inch a lady : (                    ) , haughty,and refined !

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