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slang To move or behave in an ostentatious or showy manner; to show off. Tommy keeps styling around town in his new convertible.


Having an exceptionally chic, trendy, or fashionable appearance or style. Often shortened as "stylin'." She showed up to school in some stylin' new boots. I only buy clothes that are comfortable and functional. I have no interest in being styling.
See also: style
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.




n. looking good; showing off how good one looks. Dave thinks that stylin’ is his sole occupation.
See also: style
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Once past the intro, each chapter examines a specific time period and has the same format: a timeline of events, research and history of female and male hairstyles, and detailed styling instructions for at least one style from that era.
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cotton shawls and her grandfather's pocket watch--take their cue from 19th century styling. In true nostalgic form, she wears the timepiece inside her pants pocket and hooks the chain onto the buttonhole of her jacket.
Rise in trend in fashion industry along with ageing population that is now more conscious to look good and appear young has stirred up the demand for hair styling products.
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