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adjective as in fine, excellent

noun as in man obsessed with his style and clothing

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The base four-cylinder turbo is dandy, especially for daily commutes.

These handy-dandy contraptions disperse hot water vapor to a fiber pad, allowing you to clean your floors with minimal effort, chemicals, and mess.

Using a long-handled lighter, WD-40 customers have reported that it makes a dandy mini-flame thrower.

The market value of your now-nine-year security would be only about $9,174, according to my handy-dandy online bond calculator.

That’s all fine and dandy, but a lack of a schedule can be confusing for our animals, especially when they usually have free reign of the house from 9 to 5 every day.

And this big box that encloses him is only an exaggeration of his regular nerd-dandy clothes.

As well as being less flirtatious, Capaldi is far less of a dandy.

Yankee Doodle Dandy, from 1942, tells the story of the man who practically wrote the soundtrack to American patriotism.

Gary Hume dressed as a Mexican dandy and sold tequila slammers.

Baudelaire, very much the well-dressed young dandy, was watching from his carriage across the street.

The poor dandy showed a pair of straight coat-tails instanter, and the whole table joined in a "tremenjous" roar.

The tobacco-box, during the reign of Elizabeth, was no unimportant part of a dandy's outfit; sometimes a pouch or bag was used.

The creature kept up a deafening squealing, while out of the bush rushed Dandy, the farmers dog.

Dandy seemed much surprised to discover that he had locked his teeth on the wrong individual!

Boat after boat came up and made fast astern of the dandy vessel, and soon the decks were crowded with merry groups.


On this page you'll find 76 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dandy, such as: first-rate, marvelous, nifty, splendid, terrific, and capital.

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