dandyism

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noun dan·dy·ism \ˈdan-dē-ˌi-zəm\

Definition of dandyism

  1. 1 :  the style or conduct of a dandy

  2. 2 :  a literary and artistic style of the latter part of the 19th century marked by artificiality and excessive refinement

1819

First Known Use of dandyism

1819


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