There, the actor—dressed like a dapper, blood-soaked zombie—took on the Michael Jackson classic “Thriller.”
Among the ghosts in that alluring photo is Harold L. “Doc” Humes, dapper in suit, vest, and bow tie.
A dapper man with a Georgian charm, Crumpton is sometimes called the “American James Bond.”
mid-15c., "elegant," from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German dapper "bold, strong, sturdy," later "quick, nimble," from Proto-Germanic *dapraz, perhaps with ironical shift of meaning (cf. Old High German tapfar "heavy," German tapfer "brave"), from PIE root *dheb- "dense, firm, compressed."