Jack-a-dandy
Jack-a-dandy Jack`-a-dan"dy, n. A little dandy; a little, foppish, impertinent fellow. [1913 Webster]

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  • jack-a-dandy — jack a dandyism, n. /jak euh dan dee/, n., pl. jack a dandies. Older Use. dandy (def. 1). [1625 35; JACK + a ( < ?) + DANDY] * * * …   Universalium

  • Jack-A-Dandy — Superherobox| comic color=background:#FF0000 character name=Jack A Dandy real name= publisher=Image Comics Maximum Press Awesome Entertainment Arcade Comics (upcoming) debut= Supreme creators=Alan Moore Rob Liefeld alliance… …   Wikipedia

  • jack-a-dandy — jack a dan·dy …   English syllables

  • jack-a-dandy — ˌjakəˈdandē noun (plural jack a dandies) Etymology: jack (I) + a (of) + dandy, of unknown origin : a little dandy : a little foppish impertinent fellow …   Useful english dictionary

  • jack-a-dandy — n. Beau, fop, coxcomb, dandy, dandiprat, exquisite, popinjay, macaroni, jackanapes, man of dress, man milliner, vain fellow …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • jack-a-dandy — n dandy, dude, fop, coxcomb, Beau Brummel, Sl. peacock, popinjay, fancy Dan, silk sock Sam; prettyboy, exquisite, silk stocking, fashion plate, clotheshorse; zoot suiter, macaroni, sharp dresser, fashionable; blade, gay blade, buck, Chiefly Brit …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • jack-a-dan|dy — «JAK uh DAN dee», noun, plural dies. a conceited little fellow; dandy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dandy — Dandy: Die Bezeichnung für »eleganter junger Mann« ist eine Entlehnung aus gleichbed. engl. dandy. Das engl. Wort ist im frühen 19. Jh. in London aufgekommen und bald darauf in die deutsche Sprache gedrungen. Seine Herkunft ist unklar,… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • dandy — / daendi/, it. / dɛndi/ s. ingl. [prob. dalla forma vezz. del nome proprio Andrew, o abbrev. di jack a dandy elegantone, damerino ], usato in ital. al masch. [uomo che cura molto il proprio aspetto, valorizza lo stile e le belle maniere e ostenta …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • Dandy — This article is about the persons. For other uses, see Dandy (disambiguation). Sporty Parisian dandies of the 1830s: a girdle helped one achieve this silhouette. The man on the left wears a frock coat, the man on the right wears a morning coat …   Wikipedia

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