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dandify

[dan-duh-fahy] /ˈdæn dəˌfaɪ/
verb (used with object), dandified, dandifying.
1.
to make into or cause to resemble a dandy or fop.
Origin of dandify
1815-1825
First recorded in 1815-25; dandy + -fy
Related forms
dandification, noun
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dandify

/ˈdændɪˌfaɪ/
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
1.
(transitive) to dress like or cause to resemble a dandy
Derived Forms
dandification, noun
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