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 reception for the time; -- used now generally in the phrase in vogue. [1913 Webster]

One vogue, one vein, One air of thoughts usurps my brain. --Herbert. [1913 Webster]

Whatsoever its vogue may be, I still flatter myself that the parents of the growing generation will be satisfied with what ?? to be taught to their children in Westminster, in Eton, or in Winchester. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

Use may revive the obsoletest words, And banish those that now are most in vogue. --Roscommon. [1913 Webster]

2. Influence; power; sway. [Obs.] --Strype. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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