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[jim-dan-dee] /ˈdʒɪmˈdæn di/ Informal.

of superior quality; excellent:
a jim-dandy sports car.
noun, plural jim-dandies.
something of superior quality or that is an excellent example of its kind:
The new infirmary is a real jim-dandy.

“remarkable person or thing,” 1844, perhaps from an old song, “Dandy Jim of Caroline” (1840s).


: Anacin is a jim-dandy remedy


A person or thing that is remarkable, wonderful, superior, etc; beaut, humdinger (1844+)

[perhaps fr an early 1840s song ”Dandy Jim of Caroline”]


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