jack-a-dandy

[ jak-uh-dan-dee ]
/ ˌdʒæk əˈdæn di /

noun, plural jack-a-dan·dies. Older Use.

Origin of jack-a-dandy

First recorded in 1625–35; Jack + a3 + dandy

Related forms

jack-a-dan·dy·ism, noun
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