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dick 1

 (dĭk)
n. Slang
A detective.

[Shortening and alteration of detective.]

dick 2

 (dĭk) Slang
n.
1. Vulgar A penis.
2. Vulgar A person, especially a man, regarded as mean or contemptible.
3. Chiefly British A fellow; a guy.
tr.v. dicked, dick·ing, dicks Vulgar
1. To have sexual intercourse with. Used of a man.
2. To treat (someone) meanly or unfairly; exploit or cheat. Often used with over.
Phrasal Verbs:
dick around Vulgar
1. To spend time idly; fool around.
2. To be sexually promiscuous. Used of men.
3. To exploit or cheat (someone).
dick up Vulgar
To botch or bungle.

[From Dick, nickname for Richard.]

dick

(dɪk)
n
chiefly US a slang word for detective
[C20: by shortening and alteration from detective; probably influenced by proper name Dick]

dick

(dɪk)
n
1. Brit a fellow or person
2. clever dick Brit a person who is obnoxiously opinionated or self-satisfied; know-all
3. a slang word for penis
[C16 (meaning: fellow): from the name Dick, familiar form of Richard, applied generally (like Jack) to any fellow, lad, etc; hence, C19: penis]
Usage: The third sense of this word was formerly considered to be taboo and it was labelled as such in older editions of Collins English Dictionary. However, it has now become acceptable in speech, although some older or more conservative people may object to its use

dick

(dɪk)

n.
1. Vulgar Slang. penis.
v.t.
2. Vulgar Slang. to have sexual intercourse with.
3. Slang. to victimize; cheat.
[1885–90]

dick

(dɪk)

n.
Slang. detective.
[1905–10; < Romani dik to look at, see < Hindi]

Dick

(dɪk)

n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dick - someone who is a detectivedick - someone who is a detective    
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
detective, police detective, tec, investigator - a police officer who investigates crimes
2.dick - obscene terms for penisdick - obscene terms for penis    
penis, phallus, member - the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)
dirty word, vulgarism, obscenity, smut, filth - an offensive or indecent word or phrase

dick

noun (Taboo slang) penis, cock (taboo slang), prick (taboo slang), member, tool (taboo slang), organ, wang (U.S. slang), knob (Brit. taboo slang), chopper (Brit. slang), plonker (slang), dong (slang), winkle (Brit. slang), joystick (slang), phallus, pecker (U.S. & Canad. taboo slang), John Thomas (taboo slang), weenie (U.S. slang), whang (U.S. slang), tadger (Brit. slang), schlong (U.S. slang), pizzle (archaic & dialect), willie or willy (Brit. informal) She remarked that most men think with their dicks, not their heads.

dick

noun
Slang. A person whose work is investigating crimes or obtaining hidden evidence or information:
Informal: eye.
Slang: gumshoe.
Translations
čurákšulin
pik
kaco
munntüra
kalukyrpämulkku
faszfaszfejpöcs
mentulapenisphallusverpa
pulă
snopp

dick

[dɪk] N
1. (US) → sabueso mf
2.polla f (Sp) , verga f

dick

[ˈdɪk] nbite f

dick

n
(inf: = detective) → Schnüffler(in) m(f) (inf); private dickPrivatdetektiv(in) m(f) ? clever Dick
(sl: = bastard) → Wichser m (sl)
(sl: = penis) → Schwanz m (sl)

dick

[dɪk] n (fam!) (penis) → cazzo (fam!)

dick

n (vulg, penis) pene m
References in classic literature ?
said Christie, rising and pressing her hands lightly on Dick's tremulous fingers.
He had a letter on him beginning `Dear Dick' and signed `Leslie,' but there was no address on it and the envelope was gone.
We are pleased to welcome the customers and employees of Dick's to the Fresh Brands family," said Elwood F.
A full spectrum of multi-million dollar projects, including food processing plants, breweries, distilleries, steam and hydraulic power plants, central heating plants, wastepaper recycling plants, pulp and paper mills, and wastewater treatment facilities, have served as a natural progression toward Dick's present undertaking.
com, a leading provider of premium branded sporting goods and apparel and online affiliate of Dick's Sporting Goods, the second largest sporting goods retail chain in the United States, will give away four Ford Explorers loaded with sports and outdoor equipment to lucky online shoppers during the upcoming back-to-school shopping season.
com, the online affiliate of leading brick-and-mortar sporting goods retailer Dick's Sporting Goods, has announced the appointment of Michael Bair as the company's new Chief Executive Officer.
Dick's fiction, such as Blade Runner, Total Recall, and Screamers, as well as on Imposter and the upcoming Tom Cruise/Steven Spielberg production of Minority Report.
Dick's primary focus will be to bring many of these former AltaVista VARs into the SiteScape portfolio as well as recruiting new partners.
Many of his books and short stories have since been made into films, most of which are managed by his three children under ESP--Electric Sheep Productions, a development company for Dick's works.
At its peak, fifteen Dick's Supermarkets all over the city competed with national supermarket chains like Lucky's and Safeway.
Dick's car was seen in the driveway of Arlene's house in Smith Street, Elgin, a week before she vanished.