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dandynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdæn.di/
a man, especially in the past, who dressed in expensive, fashionable clothes and was very interested in his own appearance: an upper-class dandy

dandyadjective

uk   us   /ˈdæn.di/ (also jim-dandy) US old-fashioned or humorous
very good. This is often said as a joke when really something is not good or you are not happy about it : Well, that's just dandy if you happen to have half a million dollars to spare. I'm tired of pretending life is just dandy when it's not.
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