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dan·dy

 (dăn′dē)
n. pl. dan·dies
1. A man who affects extreme elegance in clothes and manners; a fop.
2. Something very good or agreeable.
3. Nautical See yawl.
adj. dan·di·er, dan·di·est
1. Suggestive of or attired like a dandy; foppish.
2. Fine; good.

[Perhaps short for jack-a-dandy, fop.]

dan′di·ly adv.
dan′dy·ish adj.
dan′dy·ish·ly adv.
dan′dy·ism n.

dandy

(ˈdændɪ)
n, pl -dies
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a man greatly concerned with smartness of dress; beau
2. (Nautical Terms) a yawl or ketch
adj, -dier or -diest
informal very good or fine
[C18: perhaps short for jack-a-dandy]
ˈdandily adv
ˈdandyish adj
ˈdandyism n

dandy

(ˈdændɪ)
n
(Pathology) another name for dengue

dan•dy

(ˈdæn di)

n., pl. -dies, n.
1. a man excessively concerned about his clothes and appearance; fop.
2. something or someone of exceptional quality.
adj.
3. characteristic of a dandy; foppish.
4. fine; excellent; first-rate.
[1770–80; orig. uncertain]
dan′di•ly, adv.
dan′dy•ish, adj.
dan′dy•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dandy - a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearancedandy - a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
coxcomb, cockscomb - a conceited dandy who is overly impressed by his own accomplishments
macaroni - a British dandy in the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms; "Yankee Doodle stuck a feather in his cap and called it macaroni"
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
2.dandy - a sailing vessel with two mastsdandy - a sailing vessel with two masts; a small mizzen is aft of the rudderpost
sailing ship, sailing vessel - a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts
Adj.1.dandy - very gooddandy - very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
good - having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified; "good news from the hospital"; "a good report card"; "when she was good she was very very good"; "a good knife is one good for cutting"; "this stump will make a good picnic table"; "a good check"; "a good joke"; "a good exterior paint"; "a good secretary"; "a good dress for the office"

dandy

noun
1. fop, beau, swell (informal), blood (rare), buck (archaic), blade (archaic), peacock, dude (U.S. & Canad. informal), toff (Brit. slang), macaroni (obsolete), man about town, fop, popinjay, coxcomb a handsome young dandy
adjective
1. (Informal) excellent, great, fine, capital, splendid, first-rate Everything's fine and dandy.

dandy

adjective
Translations
erinomainenkeikarikeikarimainenmainiomesaani
छैलछैलाबाँकारंगीला

dandy

[ˈdændɪ]
A. N (pej) (= man) → dandi m, petimetre m
B. ADJ (esp US) → excelente, chachi (Sp) , macanudo (LAm)
fine and dandyperfecto

dandy

[ˈdændi]
ndandy m, élégant m
adj (US) (= fine) to be dandy → aller bien
One minute everything is dandy, the next it all goes wrong → Un instant tout va bien, l'instant suivant rien ne va plus.
That'll be just dandy
BUT C'est parfait.
this was all fine and dandy but ... → c'était peut-être parfait mais ...

dandy

nDandy m, → Stutzer m (dated), → Geck m (dated)
adj (dated esp US inf) → prima (inf)

dandy

[ˈdændɪ]
1. ndandy m inv, elegantone m
2. adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (Am) (fam) → fantastico/a
References in classic literature ?
But the interest of the day's proceedings for us is centred neither in the learned discourse of our friend Van Systens, however eloquent it might be, nor in the young dandies, resplendent in their Sunday clothes, and munching their heavy cakes; nor in the poor young peasants, gnawing smoked eels as if they were sticks of vanilla sweetmeat; neither is our interest in the lovely Dutch girls, with red cheeks and ivory bosoms; nor in the fat, round mynheers, who had never left their homes before; nor in the sallow, thin travellers from Ceylon or Java; nor in the thirsty crowds, who quenched their thirst with pickled cucumbers; -- no, so far as we are concerned, the real interest of the situation, the fascinating, dramatic interest, is not to be found here.
You beheld her carriage in the park, surrounded by dandies of note.
It is only by inquiry and perseverance that one sometimes gets hints of those secrets; and by a similar diligence every person who treads the Pall Mall pavement and frequents the clubs of this metropolis knows, either through his own experience or through some acquaintance with whom he plays at billiards or shares the joint, something about the genteel world of London, and how, as there are men (such as Rawdon Crawley, whose position we mentioned before) who cut a good figure to the eyes of the ignorant world and to the apprentices in the park, who behold them consorting with the most notorious dandies there, so there are ladies, who may be called men's women, being welcomed entirely by all the gentlemen and cut or slighted by all their wives.
com)-- Chicago Vegan Foods is proud to announce that Dandies Vegan Marshmallows are the first marshmallows to be Non-GMO Project Verified.
To give you a taste of the last Dandies, take The Adventures of Alex and his Bogies.