fine and dandy

Fine and dandy
(UK) If thing's are fine and dandy, then everything is going well.

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  • Fine and Dandy — can refer to:* Fine and Dandy (musical), a 1930 musical play * Fine and Dandy (song), a song by Kay Swift and Paul James (James Warburg), introduced in the musical, which has become a pop standard …   Wikipedia

  • fine and dandy — mod. nice; good; well. (Often sarcastic.) □ Well, that’s just fine and dandy. Couldn’t be better. □ I feel fine and dandy, and I’m going to have a good time here …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • fine and dandy — (UK)    If thing s are fine and dandy, then everything is going well.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • fine and dandy — Synonyms and related words: OK, ace high, bad, bang up, bonzer, boss, bully, but good, cool, corking, crackerjack, dandy, delicious, ducky, fab, gear, great, groovy, heavy, hot, hunky dory, jam up, just dandy, keen, marvy, mean, neat, nifty,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fine and dandy — Cockney Rhyming Slang Brandy A small drop of fine would suit me …   English dialects glossary

  • fine and dandy —  Excellent …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • Fine and Dandy (song) — Fine and Dandy is a popular song.The music was written by Kay Swift, the lyrics by Paul James (pseudonym for James Paul Warburg). The song was published in 1930.The song was introduced in the musical of the same name in 1930, and has since become …   Wikipedia

  • dandy — Synonyms and related words: Beau Brummel, OK, ace, ace high, arbiter of fashion, bad, bang up, beau, beaut, blade, blood, bonzer, boss, boulevardier, buck, bully, but good, capital, clotheshorse, clubman, clubwoman, conceited, cool, corker,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dandy — I. /ˈdændi / (say dandee) noun (plural dandies) 1. a man who is excessively concerned about clothes and appearance; fop. 2. Colloquial something very fine or first rate. 3. Nautical a yawl with a jigger mast aft on which a mizzen lugsail is set.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • dandy — dan|dy1 [ˈdændi] n plural dandies old fashioned [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: Perhaps from Dandy, a form of the name Andrew] a man who spends a lot of time and money on his clothes and appearance dandy 2 dandy2 adj especially AmE very good often used …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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