adjective Etymology: 1dandy + -acal (as in demoniacal) Date: 1831 of, relating to, or suggestive of a dandy

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  • dandiacal — dan·di·a·cal …   English syllables

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

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