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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 ?
I've bin kalklatin'," said Dick Mattingly, leaning on his long- handled shovel with lazy gravity, "that when I go to Rome this winter, I'll get one o' them marble sharps to chisel me a statoo o' some kind to set up on the spot where we made our big strike.
men, it is Moby Dick ye have seen --Moby Dick-- Moby Dick
But when, some year or two afterwards, Moby Dick was fairly sighted from the mast-heads, Macey, the chief mate, burned with ardor to encounter him; and the captain himself being not unwilling to let him have the opportunity, despite all the archangel's denunciations and forewarnings, Macey succeeded in persuading five men to man his boat.
There was a plowboy, Dick, who sometimes came into our field to pluck blackberries from the hedge.
Now, a nigger, you see, what's got to be hacked and tumbled round the world, and sold to Tom, and Dick, and the Lord knows who, 'tan't no kindness to be givin' on him notions and expectations, and bringin' on him up too well, for the rough and tumble comes all the harder on him arter.
I ain't as rich as old Jim Hornback, and I can't be so blame' gener- ous and good to Tom, Dick, and Harry as what he is, and slam around money the way he does; but I've told him a many a time 't I wouldn't trade places with him; for, says I, a sailor's life's the life for me, and I'm derned if I'D live two mile out o' town, where there ain't nothing ever goin' on, not for all his spon- dulicks and as much more on top of it.
Could Tom, Dick and Harry call on the Cabinet of Russia and do that?
She read with Dick Carter and Living Perkins, who were fitting for the academy; recited arithmetic with lisping little Thuthan Thimpthon; geography with Emma Jane Perkins, and grammar after school hours to Miss Dearborn alone.
Love not the world,' the preacher said, And winked his eye, and shook his head; He seized on Tom, and Dick, and Ned, Cut short their meat, and clothes, and bread, Yet still loved heavenly union.
Leave the window open on his side, Carter; there is no wind--good- bye, Dick.
It was not until now, when the bright faces of his former self and Dick were turned from them, that he remembered the Ghost, and became conscious that it was looking full upon him, while the light upon its head burnt very clear.
Dick,' said my aunt, 'don't be a fool, because nobody can be more discreet than you can, when you choose.