from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of dickey.
- adj. Informal Impaired; faulty; weak: "'I've got this dicky heart,' he'd say to the fool” ( John le Carré).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative spelling of dickey.
- n. A louse
- n. Dicky dirt = a shirt, meaning a shirt with a collar.
- adj. Alternative spelling of dickey.
- adj. doubtful, troublesome
- adj. like a dick; foolish
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Faulty.
- n. See dickey.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An ass; a donkey.
- n. A leathern apron.
- n. A child's bib.
- n. A shirt-front; a separate front worn over the breast in place of a shirt, or to hide a shirt not fit to be seen.
- n. A kind of high standing shirt-collar formerly worn.
- n. The seat in a carriage on which the driver sits, whether in front or not; a seat behind the body of a carriage for servants, etc.
- Poor in quality or condition; ‘sorry’; ‘queer’: as, a dicky lot; a dicky concern.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (British informal) faulty
- n. a man's detachable insert (usually starched) to simulate the front of a shirt
- n. a small third seat in the back of an old-fashioned two-seater
Origin unknown.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)