Complete Definition of "dapper"

English
Etymology
From Dutch

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-æpÉ(r)|-æpÉ(r)

Adjective
en-adj
#neat, trim
#stylishly dressed, neatly dressed
#spiffy

Quotations
neatly dressed
1917: Going down the street, you would meet a typical commercial traveller, dapper and alert. — P.G.Wodehouse, The Man With Two Left Feet, 1917.

neat, trim
1892: This entrance is through a little courtyard, in which is the stable and coach-house combined, where Madame Perinere, a lady who paints the magic word "Modes" beneath her name on the door-post of number seventeen, keeps the dapper little cart and pony which carry her bonnets to the farthest corner of Paris. — Henry Seton Merriman, The Slave Of The Lamp, 1892


Afrikaans
Adjective
dapper (compar: dapperder, superl: dappterste)

  1. brave, courageous

Dutch
Adjective
nl-adj|comp=dapperder

  1. brave, courageous

Category:Dutch adjectives

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