dandified

[ UK /dˈændɪfˌa‍ɪd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. affecting extreme elegance in dress and manner
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How To Use dandified In A Sentence

  • What if the dandified actor they had met that morning at the Tower didn't show up to honour his pledge of free tickets? THE RIVAL QUEENS: A COUNTESS ASHBY DE LA ZOUCHE MYSTERY
  • An embroidered silk waistcoat contributed to his dandified appearance.
  • Worse, his cultured grammar and dandified manner could be immensely annoying.
  • It was once said of Oscar Wilde that the dandified playwright's dinner party conversation was so dazzling, so perfectly phrased, it seemed Wilde had already written out everything he planned to say the night prior to the festivities.
  • They regarded cigarettes as effete, dandified, even faintly foreign.
  • His cultured grammar and dandified manner could be immensely annoying.
  • And then, in the intervals between deaths, the family retired to a miniature house in St. John's Wood, where my dandified, Thackery-like grandpapa washed the dishes and avoided contact with his creditors. Archive 2010-02-01
  • In The Maltese Falcon, the dandified villain is a corpulent homosexual with a lustful penchant for ancient art and gunsels.
  • Mere mention of the French capital conjures images of turtle-necked poets brooding in starlit cafes, dandified flâneurs strolling the narrow boulevards and perfectly glamorous femmes sipping absinthe under gas lanterns.
  • Gangs of youths sauntered along, yelling randomly at other pedestrians and dressed in peculiarly dandified clothes contrasting with a partiality for working-man's boots.
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