Those of us over the age of 20 will recall that dapper describes someone (often male) who is neat, trim, smart, active and typically well-dressed and mannered.
“Dapper” is an old-fashioned word that means “handsome”. You call a man “dapper” when he’s clean, dressed nicely in a formal way, has a neat and stylish haircut, and so on.
/ˈdæp.ɚ/ uk. /ˈdæp.ər/ A dapper man is dressed in a fashionable and tidy way: Hercule Poirot is the dapper detective of the Agatha Christie novels.
Neat, trim. Stylishly dressed, neatly dressed, spiffy. Small and active.
adonis Add to list Share. An adonis is a very handsome man, especially a young one. … When you call someone an adonis, there’s an implication that he’s a bit vain about his good looks: “He knows he’s the adonis of the family.”
A natty dresser is someone who is very stylish and has a snappy attitude. He may even be wearing a natty fedora. Natty is an adjective that comes from the 18th century. Originally it was a slang term, perhaps related to the adjective neat.
Compliment. Being called dapper is a compliment and a big one at that. The term would suggest that a man takes care of his appearance and is conscious of his decisions about what he wears.
(spɪfi ) Word forms: spiffier, spiffiest. adjective. Something that is spiffy is stylish and attractive and often new. Someone who looks spiffy is smartly and attractively dressed.
Sassy means “bold or fresh.” If you see your teacher in the grocery store with her attractive, well-dressed husband and you charge right over to say, “Who’s the hunk?” that’s being very sassy. Sassy comes from saucy, as in: bold, spicy, and impertinent.
Filters. (informal) A man who dresses and is groomed in a fancy, elegant, or fastidious manner.
mid-15c., “elegant, neat, trim,” from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German dapper “bold, strong, sturdy,” later “quick, nimble,” from Proto-Germanic *dapraz (source also of Old High German tapfar “heavy,” German tapfer “brave”), perhaps with ironical shift of meaning, from PIE root *dheb- “dense, firm, compressed.”
If someone is limp, their body has no strength and is not moving, for example, because they are asleep or unconscious. He carried her limp body into the room and laid her on the bed. Synonyms: weak, tired, exhausted, worn out More Synonyms of limp.
Definition of easy on the eye
informal. : easy or pleasant to look at The monitor’s display is easy on the eyes.
Sharp to me in a general meaning, means to be the best, or look really nice in articles of clothing, or it can just be a complementary word. Sharp is one of those slang terms that has to be used in the right place at the right time.
natty in British English
(ˈnætɪ ) adjectiveWord forms: –tier or -tiest. informal. smart in appearance or dress; spruce; dapper.
admirable, adorable, alluring, angelic, appealing, beauteous, bewitching, captivating, charming, classy, comely, cute, dazzling, delicate, delightful, divine, elegant, enthralling, enticing, excellent, exquisite, fair, fascinating, fetching, fine, foxy, good-looking, gorgeous, graceful, grand, handsome, ideal, inviting …
Spiffy. Spiffy, meaning “smart, spruce,” occurs about mid-19th century, and is likely tailored from the dialectal adjective spiff. … In dialectal English, it was used as an adjective to describe people and things looking smart and spruce; soon after, it gained slangy use as a noun for a well-dressed man.
Spiffy – An elegant appearance. Struggle Buggy – the backseat of a car. A parent’s worst nightmare. Stuck On – Having a crush on. Swanky – Ritzy.
Smarten up and spiff up both mean to improve in appearance often by making more neat or stylish (“the tailor smartened up the suit with minor alterations”; “he needed some time to spiff himself up for the party”).
“Sussy” and “sus” are words used in the videogame Among Us to describe someone shifty or suspicious, whilst baka means “fool” in Japanese. So to be a sussy baka is to be a suspicious fool, presumably – although it appears that the meme has taken this meaning and ran with it a little.May 4, 2021
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