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dashing

Pronunciation: /ˈdæʃɪŋ/

Translation of dashing in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (lively, spirited) gallardo a dashing young sergeant un sargento joven y gallardo
    Example sentences
    • Audiences were also charmed by the elegance of the performers, often young unmarried dashing men.
    • Are those historical romances in the Victorian / Regency age about dashing lords and young innocent debutants mere clones of each other?
    • A dashing gentleman approached the lovely, dark-haired young woman standing alone by a pillar.
    1.2 (smart) [hat/mustache] elegante he looked very dashing in his uniform estaba muy elegante or apuesto con el uniforme
    Example sentences
    • I just have to keep reminding myself that anyone can wear a dashing black turban and eyepatch.
    • There is a rare Puss-in-Boots, white mohair with a dashing felt feather hat and ruff, black boots, yellow sash and steel sword.
    • But what Chinese red is perfect for is trim and accent, those dashing color swaths that bring a room back to life.

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