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    What do we call the person who follows the trend everytime it changes?
    Would it be sassy, fancy...?

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    "fashionista"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    "fashionista"?
    It seems to have a tint of Spanish... But it's right! Do you have a lighter word for this?

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    That's the word we see nowadays

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    Ok, thanks! So how about the other words I wrote in the 1st post, sassy and fancy, How do we use them?

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    Sassy = bold and spirited; impudent (American in origin and use; not found much in BE)

    I really like Beatrice. She is so sassy.

    Fancy = elaborate or highly decorated

    Look at all those fancy cushions!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Sassy = bold and spirited; impudent (American in origin and use; not found much in BE)

    I really like Beatrice. She is so sassy.

    Fancy = elaborate or highly decorated

    Look at all those fancy cushions!
    impudent is an offensive word, isn't it?
    Wouldn't Beatrice blow up if I tell her she is so sassy?
    I tried to say it to a girl from UK but I doubted it's friendliness and changed it to rather simple expression.

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    Impudent is not necessarily offensive.

    And I very much doubt if Beatrice would be offended by being told she is sassy.

    However, as I said, it is not a word much used in the UK, and the chances are that if you used it there [or to an English girl in the Philippines], the person did not know what you meant.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Impudent is not necessarily offensive.

    And I very much doubt if Beatrice would be offended by being told she is sassy.

    However, as I said, it is not a word much used in the UK, and the chances are that if you used it there [or to an English girl in the Philippines], the person did not know what you meant.
    You're right! I don't know if she could understand me if I tell her that.
    She's an English girl, right, but she isn't so grammatical in her English and her vocabulary seems so poor compared to the ones I chat here with. I don't get it. I used to think that every native English speaker, perhaps learned ones, are very good and accurate in this language.

    What is the British counterpart of "sassy", if there is any?

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