dappa

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dapper.

Noun[edit]

dappa (plural dappas)

  1. (Geordie, pejorative) A term used to insult those who are smartly dressed:
    "Hoo man ye dappa!"
  2. (Geordie) Dapper, smart.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Term often used by those whose cultural background may preclude them from dressing smartly e.g. a charva.

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