Dandy vs Andy - What's the difference?

dandy | andy |

As nouns the difference between dandy and andy

is that dandy is a man very concerned about his clothes and his appearance while andy is android.

As an adjective dandy

is like a dandy, foppish.




  • Like a dandy, foppish.
  • Very good; better than expected but not as good as could be.
  • That's all fine and dandy , but how much does it cost?
  • Almost first rate.
  • What a dandy little laptop you have.


  • A man very concerned about his clothes and his appearance.
  • (British, nautical) A yawl, or a small after-sail on a yawl.
  • A dandy roller.
  • Synonyms

    * (man concerned with appearance) dude, fop, macaroni, masher, metrosexual, popinjay, buck

    Derived terms

    * dandify * dandification * dandyish

    See also

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    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A diminutive of the male given name Andrew.
  • A diminutive of the female given name Andrea.