Dandyish \Dan"dy*ish\, a. Like a dandy. [1913 Webster]

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  • dandyish — dandy ► NOUN (pl. dandies) ▪ a man unduly concerned with a stylish and fashionable appearance. ► ADJECTIVE (dandier, dandiest) informal, chiefly N. Amer. ▪ excellent. DERIVATIVES dandyish adjective. ORIGIN …   English terms dictionary

  • dandyish — adjective see dandy I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dandyish — See dandily. * * * …   Universalium

  • dandyish — noun In the style of a dandy. Syn: dandiacal …   Wiktionary

  • dandyish — dan·dy·ish || dændɪɪʃ adj. foppish, affecting greatest tastefulness in dress and behavior; similar to a dandy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dandyish — dan·dy·ish …   English syllables

  • dandyish — adjective affecting extreme elegance in dress and manner • Syn: ↑dandified, ↑foppish • Similar to: ↑elegant • Derivationally related forms: ↑foppishness (for: ↑foppish …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fashion and Dress — ▪ 1995       Glamour became the style catchword of 1994 and summarized a look of being dressed up and made up. The new sophistication put an end to dressing down, the look popularized in 1993 by grunge and the style known as deconstruction, which …   Universalium

  • dandiacal — adjective Dandyish; like a dandy. That open neck that met with Hilton Kramers bourgeois disapproval, like the Harley Davidson Bob affected, may remind us of that ocker strain which the dandiacal Barry Humphries caught in his comment: There is no… …   Wiktionary

  • Dandified — 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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