from The Century Dictionary.
- Calculated to attract attention; showy; stylish; dashing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective colloq. Calculated to arrest attention; ostentatiously fashionable; showy.
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- adjective colloquial, dated Calculated to arrest
attention; ostentatiously fashionable; showy.
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Cornell 1 cow 1 crimson 2 curtain 2 danger 14 dark 6 dashy 1 dislike 1 dress 18 eat 1
Some, first uniting with the Church, and afterwards disgracing their profession, while still under parental guidance; others, waiting until they were married, and were countenanced by a worldly husband, before throwing off all restraint, and showing these long-faced Presbyterians how amazingly dashy and gay they could be.
It was a dashy barouche, drawn by a glossy-black span, and occupied by two ladies and a lapdog.
He was a dashing cavalry officer in the dear old rebel army, but does not look very dashy now, in the suit of seedy black resurrected from heaven knows where, to which the proscription of the gray and the exigencies of a Confederate pocketbook have reduced him.
Oh, Tibbie, 't is the most elegant and dashy robing that ever was!
A month before Janice would probably have been moved to tears at the discovery that her "elegant and dashy robing," as well as her Mischianza costume, had been stolen, but now she scarcely gave either of them a thought, so grateful was she merely to feel that they were safe from violence and insult.
And I probable wuzn't so dressy as Miss Sheba, 'tennyrate I hadn't no crown or septer, a brown straw bunnet and umbrell meetin' my wants better, but not nigh so dashy lookin '.
First we commence with the ape, then the Hottentot, then the Sandwich Islander who loves and eats the tender missionary who taught him to love his fellow man, then the Chinese, then the darkey, then the voters in the shanties on the rocks around Central Park, — then the 5th Avenue belles and swells in fly-away bonnets and dashy tandems.
And Laura set the dashy little thing with its head on one side, and held it up coquettishly.
The orthodox mode in Russia is to have the shaft horse trotting while the other runs as described; the difference in the motion gives an attractive and dashy appearance to the turnout.