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dash·ing

 (dăsh′ĭng)
adj.
1. Audacious and gallant; spirited: a dashing young actor.
2. Marked by showy elegance; splendid: a dashing sports car.

dash′ing·ly adv.

dashing

(ˈdæʃɪŋ)
adj
1. spirited; lively: a dashing young man.
2. stylish; showy: a dashing hat.
ˈdashingly adv

dash•ing

(ˈdæʃ ɪŋ)

adj.
1. energetic and spirited.
2. elegant and gallant in appearance and manner.
[1800–05]
dash′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dashing - lively and spirited; "a dashing hero"
spirited - displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
2.dashing - 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"

dashing

adjective
1. (Old-fashioned) stylish, smart, elegant, dazzling, flamboyant, sporty, swish (informal, chiefly Brit.), urbane, jaunty, dapper, showy He looked very dashing in a designer jacket of soft black leather.
2. bold, spirited, daring, exuberant, gallant, plucky, swashbuckling, debonair the founding father of the dashing air squadron
bold boring, dull, dreary, lacklustre, uninteresting, stolid, unexciting

dashing

adjective
1. Very brisk, alert, and full of high spirits:
Informal: peppy.
Idioms: bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, full of life.
2. Being or in accordance with the current fashion:
Informal: classy, in, sharp, snappy, swish, tony, trendy.
Slang: with-it.
Translations
أنيق، حَسَنُ الهِنْدام
elegantníšvihácký
elegantflotsmart
glæsilegur; fullur af lífsòrótti

dashing

[ˈdæʃɪŋ] ADJ [man] → gallardo, apuesto

dashing

[ˈdæʃɪŋ] adj [person] → fringant(e)

dashing

(dated)
adj
(= showy, stylish) personschneidig, flott; moustache, clothesschneidig; to cut a dashing figureflott or schneidig aussehen
(= spirited) persontemperamentvoll; (= dynamic)dynamisch; actionunerschrocken; a dashing young officerein zackiger junger Offizier

dashing

[ˈdæʃɪŋ] adjbrillante, affascinante

dash

(dӕʃ) verb
1. to move with speed and violence. A man dashed into a shop.
2. to knock, throw etc violently, especially so as to break. He dashed the bottle to pieces against the wall.
3. to bring down suddenly and violently or to make very depressed. Our hopes were dashed.
noun
1. a sudden rush or movement. The child made a dash for the door.
2. a small amount of something, especially liquid. whisky with a dash of soda.
3. (in writing) a short line (–) to show a break in a sentence etc.
4. energy and enthusiasm. All his activities showed the same dash and spirit.
ˈdashing adjective
smart and lively. a dashing young man; She looks very dashing in her new clothes.
dash off
1. to write quickly. to dash off a letter.
2. to leave hastily. to dash off to the shops.
References in classic literature ?
They kept starting up all about us, and dashing off down the draw as if they were playing a game of some kind.
This patriarch now presented himself before Hepzibah, clad in an old blue coat, which had a fashionable air, and must have accrued to him from the cast-off wardrobe of some dashing clerk.
Sometimes his crew would be heard dashing along past the farmhouses at midnight, with whoop and halloo, like a troop of Don Cossacks; and the old dames, startled out of their sleep, would listen for a moment till the hurry-scurry had clattered by, and then exclaim, "Ay, there goes Brom Bones and his gang
Witness, too, all human beings, how when herded together in the sheepfold of a theatre's pit, they will, at the slightest alarm of fire, rush helter-skelter for the outlets, crowding, trampling, jamming, and remorselessly dashing each other to death.
On came the dogs; they burst over the bank, leaped the stream, and came dashing across the field followed by the huntsmen.