Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of dandyism.

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Examples

  • He also slowly begins to discover the real Snow beneath all the posturing and dandyisms.

    Post-credits scene: Get Him to the Greek

  • If he knows in what presence to step out of his slippers, and when to pick them up again with his toes, in jaunty dandyisms of etiquette, he also makes the most of his insolent order and its patent of privilege, and wears the rue of his triple cord with a demure and dignified difference.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 02, No. 08, June 1858

  • Beethov-ian, in its ruggedness, the Chopin of this C minor study is as far removed from the musical dandyisms of the Parisian drawing rooms as is

    Chopin : the Man and His Music

  • Many a time did she scoff and scowl at the dandyisms which she deemed effeminate; this was one of the moments which showed the man as she desired him.

    Sisters

  • His incipient dandyisms faded into insignificance beside the splendours of the heir of thousands; and he, who among all his faults had never numbered conceit or forwardness, had little chance beside such an implicit believer in his own greatness.

    The Young Step-Mother

  • In her accounts of Southern dandyisms and fopperies, she drew forth her father's freest applause.

    Autobiography of a female slave,

  • But if we read the fantastic dreams of Disraeli, the intellectual dandyisms of Bulwer, remembering the after careers of which these were the preludes, we can understand how there might well be something in those earlier efforts which would betray itself in the way of thought and in the style of the young men who read them during the plastic period of their minds and characters.

    John Lothrop Motley, A Memoir — Complete

  • But if we read the fantastic dreams of Disraeli, the intellectual dandyisms of Bulwer, remembering the after careers of which these were the preludes, we can understand how there might well be something in those earlier efforts which would betray itself in the way of thought and in the style of the young men who read them during the plastic period of their minds and characters.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

  • But if we read the fantastic dreams of Disraeli, the intellectual dandyisms of Bulwer, remembering the after careers of which these were the preludes, we can understand how there might well be something in those earlier efforts which would betray itself in the way of thought and in the style of the young men who read them during the plastic period of their minds and characters.

    John Lothrop Motley. a memoir — Volume 1

  • But if we read the fantastic dreams of Disraeli, the intellectual dandyisms of Bulwer, remembering the after careers of which these were the preludes, we can understand how there might well be something in those earlier efforts which would betray itself in the way of thought and in the style of the young men who read them during the plastic period of their minds and characters.

    PG Edition of Netherlands series — Complete

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