dicky definition

  • noun:
    • Variant of dickey.
    • Alternative spelling of dickey.
    • A louse
    • Dicky soil = a shirt, indicating a shirt with a collar.
    • See dickey.
    • An ass; a donkey.
    • A leathern apron.
    • a kid's bib.
    • A shirt-front; another front worn on the breast rather than a shirt, or even conceal a shirt unfit to be noticed.
    • some sort of large standing shirt-collar previously used.
    • The seat in a carriage on which the motorist sits, whether in the front or perhaps not; a chair behind your body of a carriage for servants, etc.
    • a person's detachable insert (usually starched) to simulate the front of a shirt
    • a small 3rd seat at the back of an old-fashioned two-seater
    • Variant of dickey.
    • alternate spelling of dickey.
    • A louse
    • Dicky dirt = a shirt, meaning a shirt with a collar.
    • See dickey.
    • An ass; a donkey.
    • A leathern apron.
    • A child's bib.
    • A shirt-front; an independent front side used throughout the breast as opposed to a shirt, or to hide a shirt unfit to be seen.
    • some sort of large standing shirt-collar formerly used.
    • The chair in a carriage on which the motorist sits, whether right in front or not; a seat behind the body of a carriage for servants, etc.
    • a person's detachable place (usually starched) to simulate the front of a shirt
    • a tiny 3rd seat in the back of an old-fashioned two-seater
  • adjective:
    • casual Impaired; defective; poor: "'I've got this dicky heart,' he would tell the fool” ( John le Carré).
    • alternate spelling of dickey.
    • doubtful, problematic
    • like a dick; silly
    • Faulty.
    • (Brit informal) defective
    • Informal Impaired; defective; weak: "'I've got this dicky heart,' he would tell the fool” ( John le Carré).
    • Alternative spelling of dickey.
    • skeptical, problematic
    • like a dick; silly
    • Faulty.
    • (Brit informal) faulty
  • others:
    • Poor in quality or condition; ‘sorry’; ‘queer’: because, a dicky good deal; a dicky concern.
    • Poor in quality or condition; ‘sorry’; ‘queer’: as, a dicky lot; a dicky concern.

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