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Definition of dandy

dandy

  • A male or female with a classy style.

    Last edited on Jul 08 2017. Submitted by Anonymous on Jul 08 2017.

adjective

  • an unintelligent person; "retard". Origin: Obscure wordplay. From "ritardando" meaning slowing in tempo, and then "slow", a euphemism for unintelligent.

    This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    Last edited on Apr 21 2013. Submitted by Leah from Illinois, USA on Feb 25 2009.

  • good.
    Person A: How are things?

    Person B: Fine and dandy.
    He's fine and dandy.

    Last edited on Jul 08 2017. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 10 2009.

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