Definition of Dandifying

1. Verb. (present participle of dandify) ¹



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Definition of Dandifying

1. dandify [v] - See also: dandify

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dandifying

dandelions
dander
dandered
dandering
danders
dandiacal
dandie
dandier
dandies
dandiest
dandification
dandifications
dandified
dandifies
dandify
dandifying (current term)
dandily
dandiprat
dandiprats
dandiya
dandiya raas
dandiyas
dandle
dandle board
dandled
dandler
dandlers
dandles
dandling
dandlings

Literary usage of Dandifying

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1. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"... with good-natured interest at the young fellow dandifying himself up to a pitch of completeness ; and appearing at length in a gorgeous shirt-front and ..."

2. The Structure of Conflict by Paul G. Swingle (1885)
"... and Surgical July, in which he pointed out the evils of such old methods of dressing wounds i- tho>o of dandifying, ..."

3. The Musical World (1882)
"... the music of Meyerbeer is Harlequin's coat; the music of Beethoven can only be explained by Joachim, all the others dandifying it to such an extent that ..."

4. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1850)
"... he therefore eschews all fiddle-faddle schemes for dandifying a kitchen garden ; and he tells his readers honestly and fully what he does and how he ..."

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