Origin of dandy
OTHER WORDS FROM dandydan·di·ly, dan·dy·ish·ly, dan·di·a·cal·ly [dan-dahy-uhk-lee], /dænˈdaɪ ək li/, adverbdan·dy·ish, dan·di·a·cal, adjectivedan·dy·ism, noun
How to use dandy in a sentence
The uniform coats are red, with gilt buttons, the pants are a dark plaid; they look dandyish.The Cathedral Towns and Intervening Places of England, Ireland and Scotland:|Thomas W. Silloway
He is a mustachioed, dandyish-looking fellow, and stared through his quizzing glass in a style quite amusing.
He was now in full afternoon costume, and, if not dandyish, was undeniably well dressed.The Revolution in Tanner's Lane|Mark Rutherford
British Dictionary definitions for dandy (1 of 2)
Derived forms of dandydandily, adverbdandyish, adjectivedandyism, noun
Word Origin for dandy
British Dictionary definitions for dandy (2 of 2)
Other Idioms and Phrases with dandy
see fine and dandy.