Meaning of bobby-dazzler in English:




informal, dated British
  • A person or thing considered remarkable or excellent.

    • ‘A lot of women are saving their real bobby-dazzlers for Ladies Day or later in the week, not least because the weather is supposed to be getting better.’
    • ‘Actually it's just the one trick, but it's a bobby-dazzler.’
    beauty, beautiful woman, dream, vision, picture, pin-up, goddess, Venus, siren, charmer, enchantress, seductress


Mid 19th century (originally northern English dialect): related to dazzle; the origin of the first element is unknown.