jim-dandy


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jim-dan·dy

 (jĭm′dăn′dē)
n. pl. jim-dan·dies Informal
One that is very pleasing or excellent of its kind.

[Jim (nickname for James) + dandy.]

jim′-dan′dy adj.

jim′-dan′dy



adj., n., pl. -dies. Informal. adj.
1. of superior quality; excellent.
n.
2. something of outstanding quality or excellence.
[1875–80; Jim proper name + dandy]
Translations

jim-dandy

adj (US inf) → prima (inf), → klasse (inf)
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