dick

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noun \ˈdik\

Definition of dick

  1. 1 usually vulgar a :  penisb :  a mean, stupid, or annoying man I'll bet I wasn't the only person in the room who felt like a dick nodding over the gravity of this crime. — P. J. O'Rourke

  2. 2 [by shortening & alteration] :  2detective Sam Spade not only became the model for later dicks but also provided Hollywood with the classic private-eye film. — Charles Nicol

  3. 3 chiefly British, informal :  fellow, chap He's an odd dick, for sure.

  4. 4 slang :  the least amount :  anything at all Today, I was thinking, it would win all kinds of prizes at the Whitney Museum, but back in Newark in 1949 nobody knew dick about what real art was … — Philip Roth

Examples of dick in a Sentence

  1. a novel about a hard-boiled dick and the softhearted madam who loves him

Origin and Etymology of dick

Dick, nickname for Richard


Dick

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biographical name \ˈdik\

Definition of Dick

  1. George Frederick 1881–1967 and Gladys Henry 1881–1963 American physicians


Dick

biographical name

Definition of Dick

  1. Philip K(indred) 1928–1982 American sci-fi writer




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