dan·​di·​fy ˈdan-di-ˌfī How to pronounce dandify (audio)
dandified; dandifying

transitive verb

: to cause to resemble a dandy
dandification noun

Word History

First Known Use

1823, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dandify was in 1823

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Cite this Entry

“Dandify.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dandify. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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