- Acres, Bob affected, vain, cowardly, blustery country gentleman. [Br. Lit.: The Rivals ]
- Aguecheek, Sir Andrew silly old fop, believes himself young. [Br. Lit.: Twelfth Night ]
- Blakeney, Percy rescuer of French revolution victims disguises himself as brainless fop. [Br. Lit.: Scarlet Pimpernel ]
- Brummel, Beau (George B. Brummel, 1778–1840) “prince of dandies.” [Br. Hist.: Century Cyclopedia, 682]
- Flutter, Sir Fopling witless dandy. [Br. Lit.: The Man of Mode ]
- Foppington, Lord a selfish coxcomb, most intent upon dress and fashion. [Br. Hist.: Brewer Handbook, 381]
- Kookie teen idol of 1950s whose character was depicted by slick shirts, tight pants, and “wet look” hairstyle. [TV: “77 Sunset Strip” in Terrace, II, 282–283]
- Malyneaux epitome of the British dandy. [Am. Lit.: Monsieur Beaucaire, Magill I, 616–617]
- Yankee Doodle Dandy feather-capped dandy; “handy” with the girls. [Nurs. Rhyme: Opie, 439]
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