One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she met and married a dashing test pilot’
debonair, jaunty, devil-may-care, breezy, raffish, sporty, stylish, dazzling, romantic, attractive, spirited, lively, buoyant, energetic, animated, exuberant, flamboyant, dynamic, gallant, bold, intrepid, daring, adventurous, venturesome, plucky, swashbuckling
2‘he was exceptionally dashing in his polo clothes’
stylish, smart, elegant, chic, crisp, dapper, spruce, trim, debonair, well dressed, well groomed, well turned out, smartly dressed
tasteful, understated, attractive, flattering, fancy
fashionable, high-fashion, modish, voguish, in vogue, modern, up to date, up to the minute, ultra-modern, contemporary, designer
à la mode, soigné
informal trendy, in, with it, bang up to date, now, hip, sharp, snappy, snazzy, classy, natty, nifty, dressy, swish
North American informal fly, spiffy, sassy, kicky, tony, stylin'
US informal on fleek
dated as if one had just stepped out of a bandbox
British dated, informal swagger
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