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Meaning of DASHING

Pronunciation:  'dashing

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  marked by smartness in dress and manners; "a dapper young man"; "a jaunty red hat"
  2. [adj]  lively and spirited; "a dashing hero"

DASHING is a 7 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: dapper, fashionable, gallant, jaunty, natty, raffish, rakish, smart, snappy, spiffy, spirited, spruce, stylish



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Dash"ing\, a.
Bold; spirited; showy.

      The dashing and daring spirit is preferable to the
      listless.                                --T. Campbell.

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