1. affecting extreme elegance in dress and manner
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  • The dandyish and photogenic candidate regularly upstaged most of the other contenders in the name of art.
  • Leopardi grew up in the small town of Recanati, where his charming but stern father was the local grandee, a man who dressed in dandyish black every day and rued the day he had married his cold and religiose wife. Giving new voice to Leopardi's songs of love and longing
  • This is the man's Edwardian aspect, formally old-fashioned and a little dandyish, that those who knew him in his later life fondly recall.
  • The owner, sensing that the room was poised between two ancient callings, waved his hand dandyishly toward the door. Times, Sunday Times
  • Box works his way dandyishly through a sequence of adventures which leads him to penetrate a secret Neapolitan crime ring, plus the willing rings of several secretive Neapolitans…. perniciously addictive piece of escapism. The Vesuvius Club
  • He stunned Parliament as a young MP in the 1770s with his extemporary oratory and dandyish clothes. My hero: Charles James Fox
  • Suited, immaculately but not dandyishly turned out, dealing with photographers, a video interview and then me, with calm professionalism. Times, Sunday Times
  • In a career of more than 20 years, Mr. Hickenlooper directed several other feature films, including "The Man From Elysian Fields" (2002), with Andy Garcia in the role of a failed novelist who goes to work as a male escort for a dandyish boss played by Mick Jagger. George Hickenlooper dies: Emmy-winning director was 47
  • This third Doctor, Jon Pertwee, played the character as a dandyish James Bond, with gadgetry and purple cloaks being the order of the day.
  • There's a kind of joyful hopscotch, a cavalierism, a dandyishness, an enrichment, about alien presences in English, which otherwise remains for me a chewed, utilitarian, mercantile language. languagehat.com: THE FOREIGN IN ENGLISH.
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