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Definition of "dashing" []

  • Audacious and gallant; spirited. (adjective)
  • Marked by showy elegance; splendid: a dashing coat. See Synonyms at fashionable. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dashing" in a sentence
  • "And a number of men in dashing anoraks have arrived from the Department of Hard Sums at the University of Rutland."
  • ""Lando Calrissian being dashing is cringe-worthy.""
  • "She's also used her link to the WhiteHouse as proof she is better equipped to handle our foreign policy, but she makes up fictious accounts of dashing from a plane ovesees under sniper fire."