Every once in a while, no matter how inadvertently, Congress comes up with a dandy idea.
The substance of their positions, to them, is fine and dandy.
Toff, (slang) n: a person of the upper classes; a swell, dandy; a good sort.
As well as being less flirtatious, Capaldi is far less of a dandy.
Gary Hume dressed as a Mexican dandy and sold tequila slammers.
They said they would have to hand it to Foley—he was a dandy.
He was not a dandy, and the clothes question did not trouble him.
There was a nice ending to it too, although the dandy Rocket ball was lost in the old crow's nest.
We put dandy down there to catch rats, and gave him nothing but water.
He had made his brother promise to take dandy to his owner and bring back the reward, and that was happiness for one day.
c.1780, of uncertain origin; it first appeared in a Scottish border ballad:
I've heard my granny cracketc. In that region, Dandy is diminutive of Andrew (as it was in Middle English generally). The word was in vogue in London c.1813-1819. His female counterpart was a dandizette (1821) with French-type ending. The adjective dandy first recorded 1792; very popular c.1880-1900. Related: Dandified; dandify.
O' sixty twa years back
When there were sic a stock of Dandies O