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 ?
That dandified little clergyman has certainly reminded me of my discussion with Emily, more than two months since.
His face was clever and manly, but his dress was dandified and in bad taste.
We have seen, before, what a dandified gentleman Will Scarlet was; and Allan-a-Dale, the minstrel, was scarcely less goodly to look upon.
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.
It was said in an extraordinary dandified manner which in conjunction with the matter made me forget my tongue in my head.
I thought he was extravagant, reckless, and dandified.
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.
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.
Think Mick Jagger in those great Ossie Clarke velvet jumpsuits and a dandified Brian Jones and Richards in the low-slung pants, furs, feathers and floppy hats and jewellery.
For example, when Matt 'Super Hans from Peep Show' King turned up as a dandified pathologist - resembling more The Modfather than a medical examiner, with his check suit, neckerchief and feather cut - I nearly spat out my cocoa at the ridiculousness of it all.
If I had to define the soul of modern Manchester, I'd point to Tony Wilson: Down to earth and dandified, of the people and rarified, all at once; sharp-tongued, honourable, hedonistic, more interested in art and conversation than celebrity and wealth.