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boutique +‎ -y


boutiquey (comparative more boutiquey, superlative most boutiquey)

  1. (informal) Resembling a boutique (fashionable shop) or some aspect of one.
    • 2004, Paco Underhill, Call of the mall
      Maybe some shoppers will look at the store and be turned off by the boutiquey feeling, and they won't wander inside.
    • 2007 January 19, Ben Ratliff, “A Rapper, Backed Up by Brass”, in New York Times[1]:
      In hip-hop terms this is chicken feed, but Mos Def isn’t Jay-Z, and the gig had a long profile within certain influential strata: a boutiquey show in New York’s most beautiful theater, preceded by weeks of positive chatter.
    • 2007, Nora Roberts, High Noon
      But I don't know anything about real estate and location and boutiquey shops out there. I don't go out there.