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