Having a sound, strong body; physically competent; robust. able bodied
(Informal) Something beautiful.
(Australian) Remarkable or wonderful.
(Informal) Elegant and fashionable; SYN. posh, swish.
Having or showing class: as elegant, stylish; having or reflecting high standards of personal behavior; admirably skillful and graceful
1. A fast ship used in former times; SYN. clipper ship.
2. For cutting hair or finger nails; SYN. clippers.
3. Shears for cutting grass or shrubbery; SYN. clippers.
An excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine; SYN. newspaper clipping, press clipping, cutting, press cutting.
Of superior excellence or ability
Male figure conspicuous for tasteful fastidiousness, particularly in dress. The famous Regency dandy George (“Beau”) Brummell (1778–1840) helped to give literary currency to the figure of the dandy, particularly in England and France, providing a model and symbol of the triumph of style for the Francophile Oscar Wilde and for 19th-century French writers such as Charles Baudelaire, J K Huysmans, and the extravagantly romantic novelist and critic Jules-Amédée Barbey d’Aurevilly (1808–1889), biographer of Brummell.
Magnificent, adorned, elegant, extra fine quality
ETYM Latin elegans, -antis; akin to eligere to pick out, choose, select: cf. French élégant. Related to Elect.
1. Of seemingly effortless beauty in form or proportion.
2. Refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style.
3. Suggesting taste, ease, and wealth; SYN. graceful, refined.
Of the first order of size, importance, or quality.
1. Belonging to, or relating to, the standard British money of account, or the British coinage
2. Genuine; pure; of excellent quality; conforming to the highest standard; of full value
(chiefly British) EXCELLENT, FIRST-CLASS