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dandy

noun [C] uk   /ˈdæn.di/ us  
a man, especially in the past, who dressed in expensive, fashionable clothes and was very interested in his own appearance: an upper-class dandyKinds of menMen and women

dandy

adjective uk   /ˈdæn.di/ (also jim-dandy) US old-fashioned us  
very good: "Shall we meet at six?" "Sure, that's just dandy."Informal words for goodGood, better and bestQuite good, or not very good
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