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dap·per

 (dăp′ər)
adj.
1.
a. Neatly dressed; trim.
b. Very stylish in dress.
2. Lively and alert.

[Middle English daper, elegant, probably from Middle Dutch dapper, quick, strong.]

dap′per·ly adv.
dap′per·ness n.

dapper

(ˈdæpə)
adj
1. neat and spruce in dress and bearing; trim
2. small and nimble
[C15: from Middle Dutch: active, nimble]
ˈdapperly adv
ˈdapperness n

dap•per

(ˈdæp ər)

adj.
1. neat, trim, or smart in dress or demeanor; spruce.
2. lively and brisk: to walk with a dapper step.
3. small and active.
[1400–50; late Middle English daper < Middle Dutch dapper heavy, strong, c. Old High German tapfar]
dap′per•ly, adv.
dap′per•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dapper - marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners; "a dapper young man"; "a jaunty red hat"
fashionable, stylish - being or in accordance with current social fashions; "fashionable clothing"; "the fashionable side of town"; "a fashionable cafe"

dapper

adjective (only ever used with reference to men, not women) neat, nice, smart, trim, stylish, spruce, dainty, natty (informal), well-groomed, well turned out, trig (archaic or dialect), soigné a small, dapper man in his early fifties
sloppy (informal), untidy, dishevelled, rumpled, unkempt, slovenly, slobby (informal), disarrayed, ill-groomed
Translations

dapper

[ˈdæpəʳ] ADJ (= smart) [man, appearance] → pulcro

dapper

[ˈdæpər] adjpimpant(e)

dapper

dapper

[ˈdæpəʳ] adj (man) → azzimato/a
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