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 Meanings and Examples of DAPPER
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dapper
 a.  neatly dressed; very stylish in dress; lively and alert
Example Sentence:
1  In "The Odd Couple" TV show, Tony Randall played Felix Unger, an excessively dapper soul who could not stand to have a hair out of place.
Classic Sentence:
1  This was a hearty, healthy, dapper, red-faced gentleman, with a shock of hair prematurely white, and a boisterous and decided manner.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEARCH FOR MR. HYDE
2  The moon shone upon him, and I could distinguish the dapper shape and jaunty walk of the naturalist.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 12. Death on the Moor
3  Holmes had sent on a wire, so that Lestrade, as wiry, as dapper, and as ferret-like as ever, was waiting for us at the station.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. The Adventure of the Cardboard Box
4  A dapper little man, with a quick, alert manner and a waxed moustache, had just descended from a high dog-cart.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
5  It was like some strange caricature of the dapper James Wilder whom we had seen the night before.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
6  The founder of that great emporium proved to be a brisk, crisp little person, very dapper and quick, with a clear head and a ready tongue.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
7  But his dapper self-confidence seemed impenetrable to such hints, and she had a sense of something hard and self-contained behind the superficial warmth of his manner.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
8  He was a dapper little Irishman, very vain, homely as a monkey, with friends everywhere, and a sweetheart in every port, like a sailor.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VII
9  He was a dapper young fellow, with a light brown mustache and blue eyes, and a graceful figure.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 17
10  Finally, the prisoner made it understood that his vocabulary was inadequate, and there stepped up a dapper young man with waxed mustaches, bidding him speak in any language he knew.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 17