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dashing

dash·ing

dashing

 
pronunciation:
dae shIng
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: bold and gallant; exciting; daring.
the dashing hero of an adventure film
synonyms:
adventurous, daring, gallant
similar words:
adventuresome, bold, brave, courageous, dauntless, exciting, fearless, flamboyant, game, high-spirited, mettlesome, valiant, valorous, venturesome
definition 2: showy or brilliantly stylish.
a dashing summer outfit
synonyms:
flamboyant, showy
antonyms:
drab
similar words:
brilliant, chic, dapper, elegant, fashionable, florid, jaunty, modish, ostentatious, rakish, snappy, stylish
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derivation: dashingly (adv.)