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English definition of “jim-dandy”

jim-dandy

noun [C]     /ˌdʒɪmˈdæn.di/ (plural jim-dandies) US old-fashioned informal
something that is very pleasing or of excellent quality : That new car you bought is a real jim-dandy.Good and excellent things jim-dandy     adjective [before noun]
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