Origin of dapper
OTHER WORDS FROM dapperdap·per·ly, adverbdap·per·ness, nounun·dap·per, adjective
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How to use dapper in a sentence
She and her dapper husband were fixtures on the prewar Washington party circuit.Was Bebe Thomsen a ditsy animal lover or a Nazi spy? Even her friends wondered.|John Kelly|April 12, 2021|Washington Post
Despite its lofty price tag and its dapper appearance, the 907X is fun—it feels considerably less formal than its film-based predecessors while turning out extremely high-quality images.Hasselblad’s new $6,400 camera is weird and wonderful|Stan Horaczek|January 2, 2021|Popular-Science
I look forward to the end of the pandemic for a number of reasons, and on that list is to be able to go out again and get my dapper on.Gift Guide: Last-minute subscriptions to keep the gifts going all year|Greg Kumparak|December 23, 2020|TechCrunch
Being dapper is all about attention to detail, like sporting a perfectly tucked handkerchief in your suit pocket.
For the dapper gent whose favorite accessory is a strong cocktail.
When they got together, Culp looked dapper for a man in his late 70s.
He captured a dapper looking student, Jeremy Marek, leaning against the side of his car.
Clearly the dapper con men were not up to speed on all these recent developments.Vatican Hustle: Con Men No Longer Welcome in the Holy See|Tom Kington|March 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This was the house-physician, who was to take charge of the case; a young man, handsome and rather dapper.
But here was the editor himself—not merely his photograph: a little man, clad in evening dress, very neat and dapper.
There was Mary, as sweet and beautiful as ever; Mrs. Nast, calm and composed: Doug serene and dapper.My Wonderful Visit|Charlie Chaplin
Dr. Rude was a small man, dapper, totally unlike a research chemist, and his speech and manner were as impeccable as his dress.The Professional Approach|Charles Leonard Harness
They took in the dapper Britisher as if he had been a natural history specimen.The Highgrader|William MacLeod Raine