What does vandyke mean?

Definitions for vandykevænˈdaɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Vandyke, Van Dyck, Anthony Vandyke, Sir Anthony Vandyke(noun)

    Flemish painter of numerous portraits (1599-1641)

  2. vandyke beard, vandyke(noun)

    a short pointed beard (named after the artist Anthony Vandyke)


  1. vandyke(Noun)

    An edge with ornamental triangular points.

  2. vandyke(Verb)

    To fit or furnish with a vandyke; to form with points or scallops like a vandyke.

  3. Vandyke(Noun)

    A style of facial hair which has both a mustache and goatee but with all cheek hair shaven.

  4. Origin: Named after 17th century Flemish painter Anthony van Dyck.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vandyke(adj)

    of or pertaining to the style of Vandyke the painter; used or represented by Vandyke

  2. Vandyke(noun)

    a picture by Vandyke. Also, a Vandyke collar, or a Vandyke edge

  3. Vandyke(verb)

    fit or furnish with a Vandyke; to form with points or scallops like a Vandyke

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vandyke

    van-dīk′, n. one of the points forming an edge or border, as of lace, ribbon, &c.: a painting by Vandyke: a small round cape, the border ornamented with points and indentations, as seen in paintings by Vandyke of the time of Charles I.—adj. pertaining to the style of dress represented in portraits by Vandyke.—v.t. to cut the edge off in points.—n. Vandyke′-brown, a reddish-brown pigment, a species of peat or lignite.—adj. Vandyked′, notched with large points like a Vandyke collar. [Anthony Van Dyck (1599-1641), a great Flemish painter.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vandyke in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vandyke in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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