AskDefine | Define dickey

Dictionary Definition

dickey adj : (British informal) faulty; "I've got this dicky heart"- John le Carre [syn: dicky]

Noun

1 a small third seat in the back of an old-fashioned two-seater [syn: dickie, dicky, dickey-seat, dickie-seat, dicky-seat]
2 a man's detachable insert (usually starched) to simulate the front of a shirt [syn: dickie, dicky, shirtfront]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Alternative spellings

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A detachable shirt front, collar or bib.

Adjective

  1. In poor condition

Extensive Definition

dickey in German: Dickey
dickey in French: Dickey
Privacy Policy, About Us, Terms and Conditions, Contact Us
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
Material from Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Dict
Valid HTML 4.01 Strict, Valid CSS Level 2.1