Definition of bobby-dazzler in English:

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bobby-dazzler

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

British informal, dated
A person or thing considered remarkable or excellent.
Example sentences
  • A lot of women are saving their real bobby-dazzlers for Ladies Day or later in the week, not least because the weather is supposed to be getting better.
  • Actually it's just the one trick, but it's a bobby-dazzler.

Origin

Mid 19th century (originally northern English dialect): related to dazzle; the origin of the first element is unknown.

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