Definitions: (1) engaging in vigorous action; energetic; bold and lively; spirited (2) elegant and gallant in appearance and manner; attractive; (3) moving with sudden speed

• We carry adolescence around in our bodies all our lives. We get through the Car Crash Age alive and cruise through our early twenties as cool dudes, wily, dashing, winsome . . . shooting baskets, the breeze, the moon, and then we try to become caring men, good husbands, great fathers, good citizens. — Garrison Keillor (1942-) Radio personality
• There is nothing more shocking than to see assertion and approval dashing ahead of cognition and perception. — Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 bc-43 bc) Roman philosopher