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dicty

or dickty

[dik-tee] /ˈdɪk ti/
adjective, dictier, dictiest. Slang.
1.
high-class or stylish.
2.
snobbish or haughty.
Origin of dicty
1925-1930
1925-30; of obscure origin
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dicty

adjective

  1. Stylish; wealthy; classy: ''Dicty'' is high-class
  2. Haughty; snobbish; imperious: These dickty jigs around here tries to smile

noun

A snob; aristocrat: I don't want to be a dicty

[1926+ Black; origin unknown]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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