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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 ?
WHEN Dick Naseby was in Paris he made some odd acquaintances; for he was one of those who have ears to hear, and can use their eyes no less than their intelligence.
Hence, too, it came about that Dick Naseby, a high-minded creature, and as scrupulous and brave a gentleman as you would want to meet, held in a sort of affection the various human creeping things whom he had met and studied.
It brought, instead, a brief note by the hands of Whiskey Dick from Fairfax, apologizing for some business that kept him and George Kearney from accompanying the ladies.
Before Christie opened the door her face underwent a rapid transformation: the gentle glow of a refined woman's welcome suddenly beamed in her interested eyes; the impulsive courtesy of an expectant hostess eagerly seizing a long- looked-for opportunity broke in a smile upon her lips as she swept across the room, and stopped with her two white outstretched hands before Whiskey Dick.
Why, Mr Trent,' returned Dick, 'there is a proverb which talks about being merry and wise.
Gentlemen, I'll give you, if you please, Success to the ancient family of the Swivellers, and good luck to Mr Richard in particular--Mr Richard, gentlemen,' said Dick with great emphasis, 'who spends all his money on his friends and is Bah
But, if they possessed different qualities, aptitudes, and temperaments, Dick Kennedy and Samuel Ferguson lived with one and the same heart, and that gave them no great trouble.
While Dick would be out in pursuit of the tiger and the elephant, Samuel would be in search of plants and insects.
His father, Abner Moore, kept store at the Glen, but Dick had a sea-going streak in him from his mother; he used to sail in summer and clerk in his father's store in winter.
You see, dearie, Abner Moore held the mortgage on the West farm, and the interest was overdue some years, and Dick just went and told Mrs.
Dick, and I'll be glad to know how he gets on with his Memorial.
Dick is his name here, and everywhere else, now - if he ever went anywhere else, which he don't.