Unlike many Hollywood ingénues who depend on their dashing good looks, Kinnaman has formal acting training.
The dashing young prince has a gift for the most catastrophic errors of judgment.
There Marie met and married a fellow exile, a dashing Georgian cavalry officer named Prince Dimitry Shalikashvili.
Back in May, Graham spent two days dashing around his home state, sounding the alarm.
The Last Nude By Ellis Avery A dashing, brash painter begins an affair with her beautifully innocent model in 1927 Paris.
Are you, in dashing like a shot into my life and then leaving me without a word to explain it?
Nothing was before him, save the foaming, dashing, measureless ocean.
He had a good mind to ask her; but he shrank from "dashing her down the first day."
"You'd frighten them away, if you did," said Mrs. Jenkins, dashing some water into the teapot.
I was the first swordsman, the most dashing rider, the hero of a hundred adventures.
1801, "given to cutting a dash" (1786), which was a colloquial expression for "acting brilliantly," from dash (n.) in the sense of "showy appearance," which is attested from 1715. The sense of "splashing" is recorded from mid-15c.
c.1300, probably from a Scandinavian source (cf. Swedish daska, Danish daske "to beat, strike"), somehow imitative. The oldest sense is that in dash to pieces and dashed hopes. Intransitive meaning "move quickly" appeared c.1300, that of "to write hurriedly" is 1726. Related: Dashed; dashing.
late 14c., from dash (v.). Sporting sense is from 1881, originally "race run in one heat."
A punctuation mark (—) used to indicate a sudden break in thought, to set off parenthetical material, or to take the place of such expressions as that is and namely: “He's running for reelection — if he lives until then”; “Very few people in this class — three, to be exact — have completed their projects”; “She joined the chorus for only one reason — she loves to sing.” In the last example, where the parenthetical material comes at the end of the sentence rather than in the middle, a colon could be used instead of the dash.
The dashboard of a car or other vehicle: I keep a gun under the dash (1867+)