Usage examples for dandy

  1. I shall soon be back again, Miss Rose, with Dandy." – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  2. I only once saw him whilst he was in the army, and only remember him as a great dandy, but I must say that he had the excuse that everything he wore became him. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  3. He was something of a dandy in Hillsborough, but in a large, manly, generous way. – Free Joe and Other Georgian Sketches by Joel Chandler Harris
  4. That frank, fearless, prompt nature manifested itself in everything that concerned him- in his large plain studio, full of light as a conservatory; in his simple, scrupulous clothes, and yet with a touch of the dandy about them; in decisive speech, quick, hearty, and informed with a manly and sincere understanding of life. – Modern Painting by George Moore
  5. He was dressed in a blue dress- coat, which in spite of the heat of the weather, was buttoned close round his body; he was rather a dandy in his costume, for his tightly- fitted breeches were made to show the form of his well- formed leg, and his cravat was without a wrinkle. – La Vendée An Historical Romance by Anthony Trollope
  6. It was a shame if we didn't go in for it, with all this perfectly dandy snow. – Ma Pettengill by Harry Leon Wilson
  7. Thank you for telling us such a dandy story. – Kalitan, Our Little Alaskan Cousin by Mary F. Nixon-Roulet
  8. Oh, Barry, if she only takes it; such a dandy commission for George! – The Rich Mrs. Burgoyne by Kathleen Norris
  9. If it were not for his smooth face and dandy airs, one would take him for some old mountain man. – Frank Among The Rancheros by Harry Castlemon
  10. " Easy to see you don't know New York," said Dandy, with a laugh. – Beautiful Joe by Marshall Saunders
  11. " It will be a dandy change. – The Spoilers of the Valley by Robert Watson
  12. " That's what I call a dandy story," declared Greg as he finished reading. – The High School Boys' Training Hike by H. Irving Hancock
  13. Why, what a dandy idea! – The Shagganappi by E. Pauline Johnson
  14. Dandy shot, shouted Critch, but they got us, Burt! – The Blind Lion of the Congo by Elliott Whitney
  15. A keen soldier, a dandy, a first- rate man to hounds, already almost a proverb in his regiment for coolness and for a sort of courteous disregard of women as among the minor things of life- he had stood there by the door, in no hurry to dance, taking a survey with an air that just did not give an impression of " side" because it was not at all put on. – Beyond by John Galsworthy