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Foppish vs. Dandy

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Foppishadjective

Like a fop, a man overly concerned with his appearance; vain and showy.

Dandyadjective

Like a dandy, foppish.

Foppishadjective

Foplike; characteristic of a top in dress or manners; making an ostentatious display of gay clothing; affected in manners.

Dandyadjective

Very good; better than expected but not as good as could be.

‘That's all fine and dandy, but how much does it cost?’;

Foppishadjective

affecting extreme elegance in dress and manner

Dandyadjective

Excellent; first-rate.

‘What a dandy little laptop you have.’;

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Foppishadjective

(of a man) concerned with his clothes and appearance in an affected and excessive way

‘he is foppish and vain’; ‘a foppish dandy’;

Dandynoun

A man very concerned about his clothes and his appearance.

Dandynoun

A yawl, or a small after-sail on a yawl.

Dandynoun

A dandy roller.

Dandynoun

One who affects special finery or gives undue attention to dress; a fop; a coxcomb.

Dandynoun

A sloop or cutter with a jigger on which a lugsail is set.

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Dandynoun

A dandy roller. See below.

Dandynoun

a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance

Dandyadjective

very good;

‘he did a bully job’; ‘a neat sports car’; ‘had a great time at the party’; ‘you look simply smashing’;

Dandy

A dandy, historically, is a man who places particular importance upon physical appearance, refined language, and leisurely hobbies, pursued with the appearance of nonchalance in a cult of self. A dandy could be a self-made man who strove to imitate an aristocratic lifestyle despite coming from a middle-class background, especially in late 18th- and early 19th-century Britain.

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