dandified


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dan·di·fy

 (dăn′də-fī′)
tr.v. dan·di·fied, dan·di·fy·ing, dan·di·fies
To dress as or cause to resemble a dandy.

dan′di·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.

dandified

(ˈdændɪfaɪd)
adj
greatly concerned with smartness of dress
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dandified - affecting extreme elegance in dress and manner
elegant - refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style; "elegant handwriting"; "an elegant dark suit"; "she was elegant to her fingertips"; "small churches with elegant white spires"; "an elegant mathematical solution--simple and precise and lucid"
Translations

dandified

[ˈdændɪfaɪd] ADJguapo, acicalado

dandified

adjstutzerhaft
References in classic literature ?
Being only `a glorious human boy', of course he frolicked and flirted, grew dandified, aquatic, sentimental, or gymnastic, as college fashions ordained, hazed and was hazed, talked slang, and more than once came perilously near suspension and expulsion.
We have seen, before, what a dandified gentleman Will Scarlet was; and Allan-a-Dale, the minstrel, was scarcely less goodly to look upon.
It was said in an extraordinary dandified manner which in conjunction with the matter made me forget my tongue in my head.
That dandified little clergyman has certainly reminded me of my discussion with Emily, more than two months since.
I thought he was extravagant, reckless, and dandified.
Ralph, who was no common observer, was surprised to see that as this tirade proceeded, the manner of Lord Frederick Verisopht, who at the commencement had been twirling his whiskers with a most dandified and listless air, underwent a complete alteration.
But I've no patience with Jos and his dandified modesty.
His face was clever and manly, but his dress was dandified and in bad taste.
Men with grey moustaches and full, healthy, vaguely smiling countenances approached, circling round the screen; two mature women with a matronly air of gracious resolution; a clean-shaved individual with sunken cheeks, and dangling a gold-mounted eyeglass on a broad black ribbon with an old-world, dandified effect.
Having traded hip hop style for a dandified New York look (natty jacket, collar and tie, circa 1930 hat) Soweto proceeded to suggest that more than his wardrobe has benefited from his American adventure.
45pm) A dandified 18th-century Dorset gent who leads a double life as a smuggler is charged with looking after a boy whose mother has just died - but the orphan uncovers his secret and the pair become embroiled in an adventure involving a diamond and an evil aristocrat.
In that tradition Cranach's Paris is a knight in full armour (including a dandified six-plumed helmet) who has tethered his horse to a tree in order to rest alongside a fountain in a little glade.