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Dapper

lawyer’s clerk; swindled into believing himself perfect gambler. [Br. Lit.: The Alchemist]
See: Dupery
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Dugger, a tall, dapperly dressed man, joined the company in 1974 as assistant vice president after graduating from Harvard and the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.
One day soon, I'd love to shoot behind this frizzy-bearded and dapperly moustached bird dog.
A dapperly dressed Will made his grand entrance to the opening drum beats of Switch It On.
Dapperly dressed in his trademark blue scarf and tan cowboy hat, Twinkie the Kid warmly accepted the nomination to become the next icon to join the Madison Avenue Walk of Fame.
On Wednesday, the dapperly dressed former sheriff's detective took the witness stand in the trial of John Racz, 61, who is accused of killing his wife, Ann, in 1991.
Matthew Polenzani, sporting his lyrical, honeyed tenor, and Christopher Maltman, with a whole lot of bluster in his handsome baritone, were dapperly clad as Ferrando and Guglielmo.
Managing to be a smug, morally bankrupt free market capitalist yet still appeal to the audience, dapperly dressed Cage provides running sardonic commentary, arguing that his products kill fewer people than cigarettes and booze as the film spans some 35 years of international conflicts.
Benjamin lends his voice to his doppelganger, Sunny Bridges, a dapperly dressed pop superstar adept in a wildly wide variety of musical genres, who abandons stardom to teach music to gifted kids at the Atlanta school through which he matriculated.
He was in his late 60s, very dapperly dressed," Mills said during police interviews after his arrest.
Also present were artist and opera director David Hockney, dapperly attired in red bow tie and white dinner jacket, and ubiquitous culturist Gil Garcetti, who finds time to run the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.