cut a dash

idiom

British, informal + old-fashioned
: to look attractive in the clothes one is wearing
He really cuts a dash in his new suit.

Examples of cut a dash in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After its year of post-Brexit transition, and with a last-minute trade deal that staves off some of the worst effects of leaving the European Union, the new year offers the country a number of opportunities to cut a dash on the world stage. The Economist, 30 Dec. 2020

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“Cut a dash.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cut%20a%20dash. Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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