Definitions for dapperˈdæp ər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
neat, trim, or smart in dress or demeanor; spruce.
lively and brisk:
to walk with a dapper step.
Category: Common Vocabulary
small and active.
Origin of dapper:
1400–50; late ME daper < MD dapper heavy, strong, c. OHG tapfar
dapper, dashing, jaunty, natty, raffish, rakish, spiffy, snappy, spruce(adj)
marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
"a dapper young man"; "a jaunty red hat"
stylishly dressed, neatly dressed, spiffy
Origin: daper, from dapper "stalwart, nimble", from dapraz ‘heavy; bold’ (compare tapfer "bold", Norwegian daper "saddened, dreary"), from dʰeb- ‘thick, heavy’ (compare Tocharian A tpär ‘high’, Latvian dàbls ‘strong’, Serbo-Croatian дебео ‘fat’).
little and active; spruce; trim; smart; neat in dress or appearance; lively
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Translations for dapper
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a gallant soldier.
- شُجاع، باسِلArabic
- bravoPortuguese (BR)
- gallardo, intrépidoSpanish
- gagah beraniMalay
- tapper, ridderligNorwegian
- زړه ور، پياوړى، غښتلى: شريف، شانداره، دبرم څښتن، خوشالهPashto
- tapper, modigSwedish
- cesur, yiğitTurkish
- 勇敢的Chinese (Trad.)
- dũng cảmVietnamese
- 勇敢的Chinese (Simp.)
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