Promote vs Fashionista - What's the difference?

promote | fashionista |


As a verb promote

is to raise (someone) to a more important, responsible, or remunerative job or rank.

As a noun fashionista is

a person who creates or promotes high fashion, a fashion designer or fashion editor.

promote

English

Verb

(promot)
  • To raise (someone) to a more important, responsible, or remunerative job or rank.
  • He promoted his clerk to office manager.
    Having crossed the chessboard, his pawn was promoted to a queen.
  • To advocate or urge on behalf of (something or someone); to attempt to popularize or sell by means of advertising or publicity.
  • They promoted the abolition of daylight saving time.
    They promoted the new film with giant billboards.
  • To encourage, urge or incite
  • {{quote-Fanny Hill, part=5 , so that finding myself on the point of going, and loath to leave the tender partner of my joys behind me, I employed all the forwarding motions and arts my experience suggested to me, to promote his keeping me company to our journey's end}}
  • To elevate to the above league.
  • At the end of the season, three teams are promoted to the Premier League.
  • (label) To increase the activity of a catalyst by changing its surface structure
  • (label) To exchange a pawn for a queen or other piece when it reaches the 8th rank
  • Antonyms

    * (raise rank) demote * (advocate or urge on behalf of) denigrate, oppose

    Anagrams

    * * English transitive verbs ----

    fashionista

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person who creates or promotes high fashion, a fashion designer or fashion editor.
  • * 2008 , "High Style: Are you a Porter person?" Toronto Star , 17 Jul., p. L1,
  • Toronto fashionista Suzanne Boyd, editor-in-chief of the soon-to-be-launched Zoomer magazine, recently moved back to Canada after living in Manhattan for the past four years.
  • A person who dresses according to the trends of fashion, or one who closely follows those trends.
  • Derived terms

    * recessionista

    See also

    * frugalista

    References

    * Oxford English Dictionary , 2nd ed., 1989 (rev. Sept., 2002). * "Mirror, Mirror: How Stylish People Don't Describe Themselves" by Penelope Green. "New York Times", Section 9, Page 1, Column 1, Style Desk, July 4, 1999. English words suffixed with -ista