: 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
[by shortening & alteration]
- Sam Spade not only became the model for later dicks but also provided Hollywood with the classic private-eye film.
- —Charles Nicol
: fellow, chap
- He's an odd dick, for sure.
: 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