Definitions for dapperˈdæp ər
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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
Origin: [OE. daper; prob. fr. D. dapper brave, valiant; akin to G. tapfer brave, OHG. taphar heavy, weighty, OSlav. dobr good, Russ. dobrui. Cf. Deft.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dap′ėr, adj. quick: little and active: neat: spruce.—n. Dapp′erling, a dapper little fellow. [Dut. dapper, brave; cf. Ger. tapfer, quick, brave.]
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The numerical value of dapper in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of dapper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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