vogue 1570s, the vogue, "leading place in popularity, greatest success or acceptance," from M.Fr. vogue "fashion, success, drift, swaying motion (of a boat)" lit. "a rowing," from O.Fr. voguer "to row, sway, set sail," probably from Old Low Ger. *wogon, variant of wagon "float, fluctuate," lit. "to balance oneself" (see WEIGH (Cf. weigh)). Apparently the notion is of being "borne along on the waves of fashion." It. vogare also probably is borrowed from Germanic. Phrase in vogue "having a prominent place in popular fashion" first recorded 1643. The fashion magazine began publication in 1892.

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  • vogue — [ vɔg ] n. f. • 1466; p. ê. it. voga; même orig. que voguer 1 ♦ État de ce qui est apprécié momentanément du public; de ce qui est à la mode. « C est l opinion qui toujours fait la vogue » (La Fontaine). ⇒ 1. mode. Sa vogue augmente, baisse. ⇒… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Vogue — steht für: Vogue, den französischen Begriff für Mode Vogue, eine internationale Zeitschrift für Damenmode; siehe Vogue (Zeitschrift) Vogue, ein französisches Plattenlabel; siehe Disques Vogue Vogue, ein US amerikanisches Plattenlabel; siehe Vogue …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Vogue — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda VOGUE logo de la revista Editor Anna Wintour (Estados Unidos y editora en jefe) Alexandra Shulman (Reino Unido) Carine Roitfeld (Francia) Franca Sozzani (Italia) Angelica Cheung (China) Patrí …   Wikipedia Español

  • vogue — VOGUE. s. fem. L impulsion, le mouvement d une galere ou autre vaisseau par la force des rames. Vogue lente & foible, vogue pressée & forte. Il sign. fig. Le credit, l estime, la reputation où est une personne. Ce Predicateur avoit fort la vogue …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Vogue — Vogue, n. [F. vogue a rowing, vogue, fashion, It. voga, fr. vogare to row, to sail; probably fr. OHG. wag?n to move, akin to E. way. Cf. {Way}.] 1. The way or fashion of people at any particular time; temporary mode, custom, or practice; popular… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vogue — 〈[vo:g] f.; ; unz.〉 1. Bewegung, Antrieb 2. Beliebtheit; →a. en vogue [<frz. vogue „Zulauf, Schwung; Ansehen, Beifall; Glück, Ruf“; zu voguer „fahren, schwimmen, rudern“] * * * Vogüé   [vɔ gɥe], Eugène …   Universal-Lexikon

  • vogue — [vəug US voug] n [C usually singular, U] [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: act of rowing, course, fashion , from Old Italian voga, from vogare to row ] a popular and fashionable style, activity, method etc = ↑fashion vogue for ▪ the vogue for… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • vogue — [ voug ] noun 1. ) singular something that is popular or fashionable: Thin mustaches used to be the vogue. 2. ) uncount the state of being popular or fashionable: in vogue: Platform shoes are back in vogue …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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