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Noun: dandy  dan-dee
  1. A man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    - dude [informal], fop, gallant [archaic], beau [archaic], swell [informal], fashion plate, clotheshorse [informal]
  2. A sailing vessel with two masts; a small mizzen is aft of the rudderpost
    - yawl
Adjective: dandy (dandier,dandiest)  dan-dee
  1. Excellent
    "he did a dandy job";
    - bang-up [N. Amer, informal], bully [informal], corking [Brit, informal], cracking [Brit, informal], great, groovy [informal], keen, neat, nifty [informal], not bad [informal], peachy, slap-up [informal], swell [informal], smashing [Brit, informal], old, not half bad [informal], ripper [Austral, informal], grouse [Austral, NZ, informal], lovely

Derived forms: dandiest, dandies, dandier

See also: good

Type of: adult male, bozo [N. Amer, informal], cat [N. Amer, informal], chappie [Brit, informal], geezer [Brit, informal], guy [informal], hombre [Brit, N. Amer, informal], man, sailing ship, sailing vessel, sod [informal]

Encyclopedia: Dandy, the All American Girl