American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A graduated rod for measuring the depth or amount of liquid in a container, as of oil in a crankcase.
- n. Slang A person regarded as foolish or contemptible.
- n. A stick or rod used to measure the depth of a liquid. Often used to check the level at which a liquid in an opaque or inaccessible tank or reservoir stands; gauge.
- n. slang A penis.
- n. slang A useless person.
- n. slang, euphemistic A dipshit.
- n. slang, UK A person of inferior intellect or, more accurately, someone who makes an action that would imply this.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a graduated rod dipped into a container to indicate the fluid level.
- n. a graduated rod dipped into a container to indicate the fluid level
- dip + stick (Wiktionary)
“We FINALLY know who this dipstick is … the Wizard of Ooze …”
“dipstick" -- a test of alternative language just to ascertain the depths of public sentiment or apathy to a change in course.”
“Too many men are thinking with their "dipstick" when it comes to this woman ..... soak these corks”
“Maybe Joe "dipstick" Wilson wants the Hyde Amendment changed with healthcare reform.”
“Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a simple "dipstick" test for detecting cocaine and other drugs in saliva, urine or blood serum.”
“Accusations that "she whored herself out for power," and that she is a "dipstick" are completely unacceptable and show a complete lack of class and integrity from the politicians who threw the insult.”
“The water level can be checked with the aid of a 'dipstick' (see p. 25).”
“Scientists developing 3-in-1 'dipstick' test for early detection of parasitic diseases Nanodevice run from battery could help to desalinate seawater in disaster zones”
“The new test technology gives scientists a way to determine whether the degradation process is complete; eventually, it should be available to farmers in a simple "dipstick" field test.”
“A Cambridge University team have developed a simple "dipstick" test to detect the eye infection trac ...”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘dipstick’.
A list of compound derogatory names such as gapeseed, muckworm and lickspittle. Your one-word contributions to this list are welcome.
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An extensive list I have been working on for quite some time. Feel free to add more of the kind if you miss any.
Euphemisms for the penis.
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insults that roll trippingly off the tongue
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Ahh, euphemisms. Every schoolkid's favorite pastime. They sound so naughty, but you can't really get in trouble for using them, can you?
because i might as well be a 10-year-old boy
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