[ dash-ee ]

adjective,dash·i·er, dash·i·est.
  1. showy; stylish; dashing.

Origin of dashy

First recorded in 1815–25; dash1 + -y1

Words Nearby dashy

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How to use dashy in a sentence

  • He will be captivated some day with a more dashy lady, if not an Italian countess.

    Aunt Phillis's Cabin | Mary H. Eastman
  • It was a visitor, and he came alone—a young fellow of dashy appearance, handsome black hair and whiskers, and very black eyes.

    Cudjo's Cave | J. T. Trowbridge
  • And Laura set the dashy little thing with its head on one side, and held it up coquettishly.

    Real Folks | Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  • It was a dashy barouche, drawn by a glossy-black span, and occupied by two ladies and a lapdog.