Definition of dapper in English:


Line breaks: dap¦per
Pronunciation: /ˈdapə




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  • Always dapperly dressed in dress shirts and ties, Interpol played new tracks from Antics and hits from Turn On The Bright Lights.
  • Ever wonder what lurks in the hearts and minds of those stoic, unflappable, dapperly uniformed men?
  • Robert Fridman, French and therefore dapperly dressed as if for cocktails in St. Tropez, gazed past the 19th-century wooden row houses on Sylvan Terrace in Harlem and reflected on the American Condition.


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  • It's George Clooney's powers of suave dapperness that have made him a great big movie star.
  • One account of Pierre Vigny makes reference to his dapperness and specifically mentions his silk britches
  • Connery is resplendent in his timeless dapperness throughout the adventure, so the game itself is looking like something of a 60s style piece from an aesthetic point of view.


late Middle English: probably from a Middle Low German or Middle Dutch word meaning 'strong, stout'.

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