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dandy

Nautical a yawl or ketch
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Evelyn Waugh, perhaps heeding this example, documents the demise of Sebastian Flyte in Brideshead Revisited, not that of his grotesque, Mephistophelian dandyish outrider, Anthony Blanche.
It was also a long way from the dandyish look of Depp's character in the new Gothic horror film Sleepy Hollow.
For he had foppish ways and as a young man he must have impressed mother with his dandyish airs, his gold watch and tie pin and beringed fingers.
In the foreground, the dandyish young Mexican artist, a friend of Rivera's, adjusts his leather gloves while seeming to spin an enormous Ferris wheel on his fingertip.
Merrill's |poems~ nearly always make neat summations, prefigure, insist on, furnish explicit judgments, instruct, edify, so that experience itself comes to resemble a dandyish, Gidean private-school teacher" (99).
Such moments--when an entire work is reoriented by an inadvertent oops or overlooked habit--contrast in their utter simplicity with the mannered pentimenti, the casual recycling of studio props, or the dandyish feints on display within many other paintings now.
The men looked superb in the black frock coats and dandyish white bows of the 1860s, giving us the vitality and style without which a Strauss evening like this falls short of its original intentions.
It adds a dash of colour and flair to your chest area, but make sure you plump for a masculine and non-nonsense fold like the Presidential or the One Point, or you'll end up looking insufferably dandyish.
Anthony Andrews brought a handsome hauteur to the role of Sebastian Flyte, but he's more dashing than dandyish, and a young Jeremy Irons, who, even at 33 looked quite 47, lacked the necessary zest to make the Oxford days look really believable.
His rival, Lisvana's kidnapper Prince Diego, is the complete opposite of Bredun: a cultivated, dark-haired, dandyish Latin lover, spoiled by Baskarien's sun and courtly pomp but unsuccessful in conquering a woman's heart.