dap´per|ly


dap´per|ly
dap|per «DAP uhr», adjective.
1. neat; trim; spruce: »

The dandy is very dapper about his fine clothes.

SYNONYM(S): smart, natty.
2. small and active: »

Trip the pert faeries and the dapper elves (Milton).

SYNONYM(S): brisk, nimble.
[Middle English pyr. Compare Middle Dutch dapper agile, strong, sturdy.]
dap´per|ly, adverb.
dap´per|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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