dandyism dandyism  /ˈdæn di ˌɪ zəm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the manner and dress of a fop or dandy

Usage(s):

  1. There is little evidence that dandyism did much lasting harm to anyone.
  2. A fashionably shaved head is either the ultimate in minimalist dandyism or the 21st-century version of the comb-over.
  3. Beardsley was decadent and dainty, the epitome of the late-Victorian dandyism that prized artificiality over nature.

Quotes

  • "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

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