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Definition of Dandy


  1. One who affects special finery or gives undue attention to dress; a fop; a coxcomb.
  2. A sloop or cutter with a jigger on which a lugsail is set.
  3. A small sail carried at or near the stern of small boats; -- called also jigger, and mizzen.
  4. A dandy roller. See below.

Dandy Quotations

But a dandy can never be a vulgar man.
Charles Baudelaire

Candy is dandy but liquor is quicker.
Ogden Nash

Vision is dandy, but sustainable company excellence comes from a huge stable of able managers.
Tom Peters

I am the living death, a Memorial Day on wheels. I am your Yankee Doodle Dandy, your John Wayne come home, your Fourth of July firecracker exploding in the grave.
Ron Kovic

Everyone says Oscar Wilde was a dandy, but he wasn't - he was an aesthete. He took pleasure in food and stuff like that. Dandyism is much more austere - much more Calvinistic, more neurotic - it oscillates between narcissism and neurosis.
Sebastian Horsley
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Dandy Translations

dandy in Dutch is saletjonker, kwast, fat, dandy
dandy in German is Stutzer
dandy in Norwegian is laps
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