dickey

1

or dick·y, dick·ie

[dik-ee]
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noun, plural dick·eys.


Nearby words

  1. dickens shunt,
  2. dickens, charles,
  3. dickensian,
  4. dicker,
  5. dickerson,
  6. dickey, james,
  7. dickeybird,
  8. dickhead,
  9. dickinson,
  10. dickinson, edwin walter

Origin of dickey

1
1745–55; generic use of Dicky, diminutive of Dick, proper name

dickey

2
[dik-ee]

adjective Chiefly British Slang.

not working properly; faulty: I'm fed up with this dickey air conditioner.

Origin of dickey

2
First recorded in 1805–15; origin uncertain

Dickey

[dik-ee]

noun

James,1923–97, U.S. poet and novelist.
WilliamBill, 1907–93, U.S. baseball player.
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