Translation of "fashion" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈfæʃ.ən/ us /ˈfæʃ.ən/

fashion noun (POPULAR STYLE)

A2 [ C or U ] a style that is popular at a particular time, especially in clothes, hair, make-up, etc.

Long hair is back in fashion for men. 男士又流行留長髮了。
Fur coats have gone out of fashion. 皮草大衣已經過時了。
a programme with features on sport and fashion 以流行音樂、運動和時裝為主題的節目
She always wears the latest fashions. 她總是穿著最新款式的服裝。
follow (a) fashion

to do what is popular at the time

like it's going out of fashion informal

If you use something like it's going out of fashion, you use large amounts of it very quickly.

Emma spends money like it's going out of fashion. 艾瑪揮霍無度。

More examples

  • We did a fashion shoot on the beach, with the girls modelling swimwear.
  • Whatever the latest fashion trend, you can be sure Nicki will be wearing it.
  • There's a double-page spread on the latest fashions.
  • Our fashion editor gives you the lowdown on winter coats for this season.
  • They made their money in the fashion business.

fashion noun (MANNER)

[ S ] a way of doing things

The rebel army behaved in a brutal fashion. 叛軍行事殘忍。
after a fashion

mainly UK If you can do something after a fashion, you can do it, but not well.

I can cook, after a fashion. 我會做飯,但做得不好。

More examples

  • During the bomb scare, the customers were asked to proceed in an orderly fashion out of the shop.
  • He gets on with things in his own peculiar fashion.
  • Charles picked at his food in a bored fashion.
  • The developers dealt with the problem in the time-honoured fashion, burying the industrial waste in landfill sites.
  • Paul, in typically rude fashion, told him he was talking rubbish.

fashionverb [ T ]

uk /ˈfæʃ.ən/ us /ˈfæʃ.ən/ formal

to make something using your hands

He fashioned a hat for himself from/out of newspaper. 他用報紙給自己做了一頂帽子。

(Translation of “fashion” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)