dapperness
noun see dapper

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dapperness — See dapperly. * * * …   Universalium

  • dapperness — noun The state or quality of being dapper …   Wiktionary

  • dapperness — n. handsomeness, beautifulness, attractiveness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dapperness — dap·per·ness …   English syllables

  • dapperness — noun stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance • Syn: ↑jauntiness, ↑nattiness, ↑rakishness • Derivationally related forms: ↑rakish (for: ↑rakishness), ↑dapper, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • jauntiness — noun 1. a breezy liveliness a delightful breeziness of manner • Syn: ↑breeziness • Derivationally related forms: ↑jaunty, ↑breezy (for: ↑breeziness) …   Useful english dictionary

  • nattiness — noun stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance • Syn: ↑jauntiness, ↑dapperness, ↑rakishness • Derivationally related forms: ↑rakish (for: ↑rakishness), ↑dapper ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • rakishness — noun 1. the quality of a rake • Derivationally related forms: ↑rakish • Hypernyms: ↑dissoluteness, ↑incontinence, ↑self gratification 2. stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • dapper — adjective Etymology: Middle English dapyr, from Middle Dutch dapper quick, strong; akin to Old High German tapfar heavy, Old Church Slavic debelŭ thick Date: 15th century 1. a. neat and trim in appearance b. very spruce and stylish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dapper — dapperly, adv. dapperness, n. /dap euhr/, adj. 1. neat; trim; smart: He looked very dapper in his new suit. 2. lively and brisk: to walk with a dapper step. 3. small and active. [1400 50; late ME daper < MD dapper nimble, stalwart; c. G tapfer… …   Universalium

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