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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdandydan‧dy1 /ˈdændi/ noun (plural dandies) [countable] old-fashioned  FASHIONABLEa man who spends a lot of time and money on his clothes and appearance
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dandyHe dressed like a dandy in a Prince Albert coat, derby hat, and stiff collar.My father-in-law, whom I never met, was a bit of a dandy.I even smartened myself up, becoming something of a dandy.A dandy with a thin mustache, he carried a cane and wore a hard-visored cap.The bored wives of old men and burgesses often found happiness in the arms of some court dandy or noble fop.No Elizabethan dandy ever sported a finer ruff.The place was thronging with all sorts - rough working men, sailors, neatly dressed tradespeople, a few dandies.
dandydandy2 adjective informal especially American English  FASHIONABLEvery good – often used in a slightly humorous way We’re at our hotel, and everything is fine and dandy.
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dandySaint Louis' 23-5 record looks dandy.This is fine and dandy, as far as it goes.For real tux deluxe you can add a spangly corset top, decorative waistcoat and a dandy cravat.At the appeals hearing, which featured some dandy performances by advocates of down-rated groups, the panel sent some signals.It's all fine and dandy with me.fine and dandyEverything is fine and dandy.This is fine and dandy, as far as it goes.Everything fine and dandy as long as she was gainfully occupied.It's all fine and dandy with me.
Dandy, TheThe DandyDandy, The trademark  a British comic (=a magazine for children that tells stories using sets of drawings), whose best-known character is desperate dan
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