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dick

1. noun, vulgar slang The penis.
2. noun, rude slang A mean, boorish, or contemptible person, especially a male. Don't be such a dick, Tom. Have a little class, for God's sake.
3. noun, rude slang The smallest or most trivial amount possible; anything at all. Used in negative constructions. I bought this thing for $500 when it first came out, but it isn't worth dick now. He doesn't know dick about managing a store, so why the hell did they put him in charge?
4. noun, slang A detective. After retiring from the police force, Jack decided to become a private dick.
5. verb, vulgar slang To have sex with (someone). Typically said of a male.
6. verb, rude slang To exploit, cheat, or swindle (someone). Often followed by "over" or "around." Oh yeah, that guy dicked me for two grand a couple years ago. He promised to promote our business around the country, but I never heard from him again. The lawyer really dicked our family over when it came time to divvy up our father's estate.
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dick

1. n. a detective; a police officer. (Underworld. From detective.) Marlowe is a private dick who has to keep one step ahead of the cops.
2. n. the penis. (Usually objectionable. Currently the most publicly used word for this organ.) She told some dirty joke about a dick, but everybody just sat there and looked straight ahead.
3. n. a stupid person, usually a male. (Rude and derogatory.) What stupid dick put this thing here in the way?
4. n. nothing. (Usually objectionable.) The whole idea isn’t worth dick.
5. tv. & in. to copulate [with] a woman. (Usually objectionable.) If you think I’m going out with a guy who only wants to get me dicked, you’re crazy.
6. tv. to cheat or deceive someone. (see also fuck, hose, screw.) That salesman dicked me for ten extra bucks.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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It was my good fortune to find you a sympathizing and liberal man of the world." The delighted Dick, with conscious vanity beaming from every feature of his shining face, lightly waved the compliment aside with his handkerchief, as she continued, "But I am forgetting the message.
"Excuse me, miss, I don't take--" stammered Dick, scarcely believing his ears.
He, Whiskey Dick! the butt of his friends, the chartered oracle of the barrooms, even in whose wretched vanity there was always the haunting suspicion that he was despised and scorned; he, who had dared so much in speech, and achieved so little in fact!
The boys might turn to each other in their astonishment, as he proudly passed with his fair companions, and say, "It's Whiskey Dick," but he'd be d d if they should add, "and full as ever." No, sir!
"I--reckon--not, jest now," stammered Whiskey Dick, with a heroic effort.
Poor Dick was not prepared for this terrible culmination.
'Why, sir,' returned Dick, 'between Miss Sophia Wackles and the humble individual who has now the honor to address you, warm and tender sentiments have been engendered, sentiments of the most honourable and inspiring kind.
Promising, no,' said Dick. 'There can be no action for breach, that's one comfort.
Dick had been for upwards of ten years endeavouring to keep King Charles the First out of the Memorial; but he had been constantly getting into it, and was there now.
Dick, not only inspired my young breast with some selfish hope for myself, but warmed it unselfishly towards her.
Dick. The latter and I would have gone out to fly the great kite; but that I had still no other clothes than the anything but ornamental garments with which I had been decorated on the first day, and which confined me to the house, except for an hour after dark, when my aunt, for my health's sake, paraded me up and down on the cliff outside, before going to bed.
Dick took his finger out of his mouth, on this hint, and stood among the group, with a grave and attentive expression of face.
Dick, who had been rattling his money all this time, was rattling it so loudly now, that my aunt felt it necessary to check him with a look, before saying:
Dick,' said my aunt, 'what shall I do with this child?'
Dick considered, hesitated, brightened, and rejoined, 'Have him measured for a suit of clothes directly.'