HyperDic: dandy

English > 3 senses of the word dandy:
NOUNperson dandy, dude, fop, gallant, sheik, beau, swell, fashion plate, clotheshorsea man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
artifactdandy, yawla sailing vessel with two masts
ADJECTIVEalldandy, bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad, peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing, oldvery good
dandy > pronunciation
Soundsdae'ndiy
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English > dandy: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningVery good.
Synonymsbang-up, bully, corking, cracking, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad, peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing, old
BroadergoodHaving desirable / desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishbárbaro, bestial, brutal, chachi, enorme, fenomenal, genial, gran, guay, súper
Catalanbestial, brutal, enorme, excel·lent, fantàstic, fenomenal, genial, gran, guai, súper
Adverbsdandilyin a dandy manner
English > dandy: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance.
Synonymsdude, fop, gallant, sheik, beau, swell, fashion plate, clotheshorse
InstancesBrummell, George Bryan Brummell, Beau BrummellEnglish dandy who was a fashion leader during the Regency (1778-1840)
Narrowercoxcomb, cockscombA conceited dandy who is overly impressed by his own accomplishments
macaroniA British dandy in the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms
Broaderman, adult maleAn adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
Spanishboquirrubio, currutaco, dandi, dandy, figurín, galán, gomoso, guapo, lindo, narciso, petimetre, pinturero, pisaverde
Catalanbufanúvols, dandi, galà, gomós, petimetre
Verbsdandifydress like a dandy
English > dandy: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA sailing vessel with two masts; a small mizzen is aft of the rudderpost.
Synonymyawl
Broadersailing vessel, sailing shipA vessel that is powered by the wind
Spanishyola
Catalaniol

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