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Jack-a-dandy

Jackˊ-a-dan′dy

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Noun.
A little dandy; a little, foppish, impertinent fellow.

Definition 2021


jack-a-dandy

jack-a-dandy

English

Noun

jack-a-dandy (plural jack-a-dandies)

  1. (archaic) A little dandy; a little foppish impertinent fellow.
  2. (New Zealand) A small patch of light reflected from a shiny surface onto another surface such as a wall or ceiling.