Dick - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dɪk|  American pronunciation of the word dick
Brit.  |dɪk|  British pronunciation of the word dick

noun

- someone who is a detective (syn: gumshoe, hawkshaw)
- obscene terms for penis (syn: cock, pecker, prick, putz, shaft, tool)

Examples

• He's acting like a complete dick.

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

I'll take my dick he'll not trouble us with a bill for the next six months.

Dick has already passed his father in height.

Dick cradled her photograph against his breast.

Uncle Dick and Aunt Mavis live at High Burnton out towards the coast.

Come on, Dick, out with it. What do you know about them?

Stopper your jaw, Dick!

Tom and Dick were both heroes but only the former is remembered today

Tom and Dick were both heroes but only the latter is remembered today

Word forms

noun
singular: dick
plural: dicks
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