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{adj: bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad, peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing} very good
"he did a bully job"
"a neat sports car"
"had a great time at the party"
"you look simply smashing"

{adv: dandily} in a dandy manner
"she had shown her talents dandily"

{n: Brummell, George Bryan Brummell, Beau Brummell} English dandy who was a fashion leader during the Regency (1778-1840)

{n: coxcomb, cockscomb} a conceited dandy who is overly impressed by his own accomplishments

{n: dandy, dude, fop, gallant, sheik, beau, swell, fashion plate, clotheshorse} a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance

{n: dengue, dengue fever, dandy fever, breakbone fever} an infectious disease of the tropics transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by rash and aching head and joints

{n: foppishness, dandyism} the manner and dress of a fop or dandy

{n: macaroni} a British dandy in the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms
"Yankee Doodle stuck a feather in his cap and called it macaroni"

{n: mizzenmast, mizenmast, mizzen, mizen} third mast from the bow in a vessel having three or more masts; the after and shorter mast of a yawl, ketch, or dandy

{n: yawl, dandy} a sailing vessel with two masts; a small mizzen is aft of the rudderpost

{v: dandify} dress like a dandy


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