Dandify Dan"di*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dandified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dandifying}.] [Dandy + -fy.] To cause to resemble a dandy; to make dandyish. [1913 Webster]

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  • dandify — index embellish Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • dandify — [dan′də fī΄] vt. dandified, dandifying to make look like a dandy; dress up dandification n …   English World dictionary

  • dandify — transitive verb ( fied; fying) Date: 1823 to cause to resemble a dandy • dandification noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dandify — dandification, n. /dan deuh fuy /, v.t., dandified, dandifying. to make into or cause to resemble a dandy or fop. [1815 25; DANDY + FY] * * * …   Universalium

  • dandify — verb To dress as, or to adopt the style of, a dandy …   Wiktionary

  • dandify — v. turn into a dandy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dandify — dan·di·fy …   English syllables

  • dandify — dan•di•fy [[t]ˈdæn dəˌfaɪ[/t]] v. t. fied, fy•ing to make into or cause to resemble a dandy or fop • Etymology: 1815–25 dan di•fi•ca′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • dandify — /ˈdændəfaɪ/ (say danduhfuy) verb (t) (dandified, dandifying) to make dandy like or foppish; dress or fit out like a dandy. –dandification /dændəfəˈkeɪʃən/ (say danduhfuh kayshuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • dandify —  Smarten. Make to resemble a dandy …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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