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A person or thing considered remarkable or excellent.
beauty, beautiful woman, dream, vision, picture, pin-up, goddess, venus, siren, charmer, enchantress, seductressView synonyms
- ‘A lot of women are saving their real bobby-dazzlers for Ladies Day or later in the week, not least because the weather is supposed to be getting better.’
- ‘Actually it's just the one trick, but it's a bobby-dazzler.’
Mid 19th century (originally northern English dialect): related to dazzle; the origin of the first element is unknown.
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