dandy dandy  /ˈdæn di/


  1. (n) a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
  2. (n) a sailing vessel with two masts; a small mizzen is aft of the rudderpost
  3. (adj) very good


  1. Where the dandy would be continually offended or bored, the connoisseur of Camp is continually amused, delighted.
  2. Over the past ten years, Tom Wolfe has set himself up as the Bugs Bunny of American journalisma squeaky, impudent dandy with a glib eye for the lumbering victim.


  1. Dandy, White win Joan Thomas Invitational

    Brenda Dandy and Eva White combined to shoot a 2-over-par 74 Tuesday morning and win top honors in the seventh annual Joan Thomas Invitational at Twin Hills Golf and Country Club.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Joplin Globe

  2. Andrew Ference knows Cup loss painful

    Right now, everything with the Bruins is fine and dandy. They have survived a scare from Toronto, made quick work of an inferior Rangers team, and pulled off the upset of the playoffs with their four-game ouster of the Penguins. They are Destiny’s Children. The only problem is, there is a team in the Midwest that feels the exact same way. And within just a couple of weeks, when their Stanley Cup ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  3. Belmont Stakes: Palace Malice targeting Jim Dandy, Travers

    ELMONT, N.Y. – Palace Malice, who won the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, came out of the race in good condition and is likely headed to Saratoga for the Jim Dandy Stakes on July 27 and the Travers on Aug. 24, trainer Todd Pletcher said Sunday at Belmont Park.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

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  1. "I just have not seen the ability to react that quickly, to grab your handy-dandy latest suicide candidate, who is usually not your brightest fellow around, and get him mobilized and get him up to the gate," Neumann said. "It strains...
    on Feb 28, 2007 By: Ronald Neumann Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "It's about playing with codes and escaping typecasting," said Wizman, who was spinning the decks at Lanvin wearing a three-piece suit and tie. "Dandyism is about not giving people exactly what they want. You can be a dandy and be very...
    on Jan 28, 2007 By: Ariel Wizman Source: Forbes

  3. "Offensively, that's all fine and dandy but I was more happy to get Guthrie eight innings," Zaun said in downplaying his own contributions at the plate for that of his starter. "I felt like I did my job, navigated him around some potentially...
    on Jul 19, 2009 By: Gregg Zaun Source: MiamiHerald.com

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