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dandy

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