Meaning of “stylish” in the English Dictionary

"stylish" in British English

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uk /ˈstaɪ.lɪʃ/ us /ˈstaɪ.lɪʃ/ approving

B1 of a high quality in appearance, design, or behaviour:

The film's direction is subtle and stylish.

More examples

  • It's a very stylish and beautiful film, but it lacks content.
  • The dress combines stylish lines with an attractive floral print for a classically feminine look.
  • Her preference is for comfortable rather than stylish clothes.
  • She was wearing a very stylish cream suit.
  • She's very stylish.
adverb uk /ˈstaɪ.lɪʃ.li/ us /ˈstaɪ.lɪʃ.li/ approving

stylishly dressed
noun [ U ] uk /ˈstaɪ.lɪʃ.nəs/ us /ˈstaɪ.lɪʃ.nəs/ approving

(Definition of “stylish” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stylish" in American English

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us /ˈstɑɪ·lɪʃ/

having a special quality that makes a person or thing seem different and attractive:

stylish people
stylish clothing

(Definition of “stylish” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)