jack-a-dandy


jack-a-dandy
n
dandy, dude, fop, coxcomb, Beau Brummel, Sl. peacock, popinjay, fancy Dan, silk-sock Sam; prettyboy, exquisite, silk-stocking, fashion plate, clotheshorse; zoot suiter, macaroni, sharp dresser, fashionable; blade, gay blade, buck, Chiefly Brit. blood, spark, Sl. swell, Brit. Inf. toff; beau, boulevardier, man-about-town, gallant, ladykiller, ladies' man.

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  • jack-a-dandy — jack a dandyism, n. /jak euh dan dee/, n., pl. jack a dandies. Older Use. dandy (def. 1). [1625 35; JACK + a ( < ?) + DANDY] * * * …   Universalium

  • Jack-a-dandy — Jack a dan dy, n. A little dandy; a little, foppish, impertinent fellow. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jack-A-Dandy — Superherobox| comic color=background:#FF0000 character name=Jack A Dandy real name= publisher=Image Comics Maximum Press Awesome Entertainment Arcade Comics (upcoming) debut= Supreme creators=Alan Moore Rob Liefeld alliance… …   Wikipedia

  • jack-a-dandy — jack a dan·dy …   English syllables

  • jack-a-dandy — ˌjakəˈdandē noun (plural jack a dandies) Etymology: jack (I) + a (of) + dandy, of unknown origin : a little dandy : a little foppish impertinent fellow …   Useful english dictionary

  • jack-a-dandy — n. Beau, fop, coxcomb, dandy, dandiprat, exquisite, popinjay, macaroni, jackanapes, man of dress, man milliner, vain fellow …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Jack an' Dandy — Cockney Rhyming Slang Handy …   English dialects glossary

  • Jack the Dandy — Cockney Rhyming Slang Brandy …   English dialects glossary

  • Dandy — Dandy: Die Bezeichnung für »eleganter junger Mann« ist eine Entlehnung aus gleichbed. engl. dandy. Das engl. Wort ist im frühen 19. Jh. in London aufgekommen und bald darauf in die deutsche Sprache gedrungen. Seine Herkunft ist unklar,… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • dandy — / daendi/, it. / dɛndi/ s. ingl. [prob. dalla forma vezz. del nome proprio Andrew, o abbrev. di jack a dandy elegantone, damerino ], usato in ital. al masch. [uomo che cura molto il proprio aspetto, valorizza lo stile e le belle maniere e ostenta …   Enciclopedia Italiana


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