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not hear a dicky bird

To not hear or receive any sound, utterance, or item of communication. ("Dicky bird" is sometimes hyphenated.) We haven't heard a dicky-bird out of the kids all night—I think one of us should go check on them.
See also: bird, dicky, hear, not

not say a dicky bird

To not say or communicate anything at all. ("Dicky bird" is sometimes hyphenated.) We've had him detained for four hours, but he won't say a dicky bird to us about his involvement in the robbery.
See also: bird, dicky, not, say

(not) a dicky bird

(Not) anthing at all. We've had him detained for four hours, but he won't say a dicky bird to us about his involvement in the robbery. We heard not a dicky-bird out of the kids all night—they were quiet as can be.
See also: bird, dicky


vulgar slang One who performs fellatio. Often used toward men in a disdainful manner as a homophobic slur.

not a dicky bird

not a word; nothing at all. informal
Dicky bird is rhyming slang for ‘word’.
1988 Glenn Patterson Burning Your Own Sammy put his ear to where he thought its heart ought to be: not a dickybird.
See also: bird, dicky, not

not say/hear a ˈdicky bird

(British English, informal) say/hear nothing: Don’t look at me! I didn’t say a dicky bird.We haven’t heard a dicky bird from her for weeks.This idiom is from rhyming slang, in which dicky bird stands for ‘word’.
See also: bird, dicky, hear, not, say


n. someone who performs oral sex on the penis, usually a homosexual male. (Rude and derogatory.) One of the dicky-lickers started staring at me.
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