Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Dick, George Frederick 1881-1967. American medical researcher who teamed with his wife, Gladys Henry Dick (1881-1963), to isolate the germ that causes scarlet fever. They developed a serum for the disease (1923) and the Dick test for susceptibility (1924).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A diminutive of the male given name Richard, also used as a formal given name.
  • proper n. A surname.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The mound or bank of a ditch; a dike.
  • n. A leathern apron.
  • n. A bib.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. obscene terms for penis
  • n. someone who is a detective

Etymologies

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Rhyming nickname for Rick, pet form of Richard.

Examples

  • In the IC-to-OYL timeline department: this week's Nightwing Annual, besides having more dick jokes than that infamous Joker-boner story, implies that there's at least a month, and I'd guess significantly more, between the final fight in Infinite Crisis and the scene where Bruce, Dick and Tim head off on their ocean trip.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • God knows the truth when you're insincere no sooner speak to a dick like Dick than corn listens with an ear

    Tellin' Lies

  • THE WORLD THAT DICK BUILT yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'THE WORLD THAT DICK BUILT'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: This is the guy who pulled the trigger of the gun that fired the round that hit his friend that ruined the hunt and shed some light on the world that Dick built ...'

    THE WORLD THAT DICK BUILT

  • LYNNE CHENEY, DICK CHENEY's WIFE: I've had a lot of mothers come up to me over the years, and take comfort from the fact that it, you know, Dick was -- how shall I say this?

    CNN Transcript Jan 20, 2005

  • He could already hear what that dick Dick in New York would say about her.

    The Fourth Hand

  • The new news editor was as much of a dick as Dick had ever been; anticlimactically, his name was Fred.

    The Fourth Hand

  • I'd rather it be fat and bald than skinny, long and attracted to bouncers. johnlenin: my dick is andy rooney. spankerchief: My dick is an Andy Dick.

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  • MORON in 1.1 micro sec. So they don, t have to think at all when responding to a DICK like Dick C comes about.

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  • … Doctor, about my dick, there's something on my dick, doctor … Bookmark this Liberals, because this is how DrDick goes down on me, in my dreams … dick doctored the documents that dicklined to show that vice president Dick was born to a doctor in kenya … you know, everyone who criticizes me must be DrDick … dick dick

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  • When Patrick Wallingford first heard about Otto Clausen — he saw the minute-and-a-half story on his very own international channel in his hotel room in Mexico City — he vaguely wondered why that dick Dick hadn’t sent him to interview the widow.

    The Fourth Hand

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