This has the makin's of a jim-dandy suburb, an' it sure looks like it'll be some popular.
He's pretty well on, but he's a jim-dandy after-dinner speaker.
Well, that one of the moose poking his head between the little trees is a jim-dandy, let me tell you!
That's a jim-dandy idea of yours, old horse, about mosquitoes.
"You're a jim-dandy with the twine, all right," said the seine-master admiringly.
He was a jim-dandy of a cook an' could get good money ashore.
Which meant that everything was jim-dandy as long as the wiring diagrams were labeled in the Cyrillic alphabet.
Well, it's a regular jim-dandy cracker-jack—some swell clump, eh?
He's a jim-dandy—works all day and half the night, and if the tax-gatherer isn't at the door, wakes up laughing.
Our new ledge is a jim-dandy; and seem' as I cheated the woman out of her cassiterite, I'm bound to make it good in yellow gold.
"remarkable person or thing," 1844, perhaps from an old song, "Dandy Jim of Caroline" (1840s).