Dandy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdændi|  American pronunciation of the word dandy
Brit.  |ˈdandi|  British pronunciation of the word dandy


- a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance (syn: beau, clotheshorse, dude, fop, gallant, sheik, swell)
- a sailing vessel with two masts; a small mizzen is aft of the rudderpost (syn: yawl)


- very good (syn: bang- up, bully, corking, cracking, great, keen, neat, nifty, old, peachy, slap- up, smashing, swell)


That was a dandy of a game.

...that dandy was willing to spend all day and hundreds of dollars just to get the perfect pair of shoes...

We thought something was wrong, but he said everything was just fine and dandy.

...that's a dandy new racing bike...

We're at our hotel, and everything is fine and dandy.

Word forms

singular: dandy
plural: dandies
comparative: dandier
superlative: dandiest
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