dicty


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dicty

Conceited or pompous. She's definitely gotten more dicty now that she makes so much money at her new job.

dicty

(ˈdɪkti)
mod. snobbish. (Black.) That dicty lady told me I could come to the back to get a tip if I wanted.
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TV Trixie Silverview Spott Crayford 8.34 Wise Signal Crayford 9.24 Dicty Dan Crayford 9.40
When Strassmann and Queller began to work with Dicty in 1998, one of the first things they discovered was that the amoebae sometimes cheat.
The researchers found that about a third of wild-collected Dicty are farmers.
Armstrong later told Morgenstern the reason he left Henderson's band was that the "dicty bandleader," college-educated, light-skinned and prone to look down on dark blacks, wouldn't let him sing, except occasionally for black audiences or for novelty and comic effect.
Many lower-class migrants complained that, in the established churches, they were snubbed by "dicty" upper-class members who looked down on the migrants' "shabby clothes and Southern grammar" (Light, 1972, p.
7.59 (450m): Bulletproof Monk, Slaney Medusa, Dicty Blue Bob, Suzy's Boy (M), Faughan Connie (M), Glenside Poppy ( W ).
Other good pointers on the card include Aero Joker (10.53) in Heat 1 of the Peter Bussey Memorial Trophy and Dicty Dan (11.23am) in the hurdle race.
Race three on the programme is an H2 hurdles contest for which Dicty Dan stands out like a sore thumb.
The nightclub of choice for this generation of expatriate musicians was not the relatively dicty and expensive Bricktop's, the canonical restaurant so beloved in histories of African-American Paris, but the suitably funky Chat Qui Peche, where the younger black experimental musicians socialized with the more sympathetic members of the older generation.
In fact, even the successful African Americans he believes are intermingled in the Harlem subway crowds-"the doctors, the preachers, some lawyers"--he characterizes as likely" 'hincty' and 'dicty' "--that is, snobbish folk who put on airs to remove themselves from the black public that scrapes to make a living in a white-dominated world (61).
9.32 (450m): Burnt Oak Barney, Private Chancer, Dicty Blue Bob, Lorraine's Flyer (M), Fencing Panels (M), Upland Lee (M).
Reserves: Away Day Rex (A) (M), Ban Run (B) (M), Delphin Izzy (C), Dicty Blue Bob (D), Feystown Finale (E), Homestead Sally (F), Loughside Storm (G), Night Time Bolt (H), Slaneyside Vicky (I).
10.30 (450m): Monkspath Mistry, Glannabell, Dicty Blue Bob, Alphonso (M), Gainstown Caz (M), Deancroft Jack (M).
Reserves: Amore Baci (M), Ballymac Xavi (W), Dicty Blue Bob, Glannabell, Hades Express, Miami Rainbow, Richie's Rosari, Sponge Bob Lee (M), Tullymurry Eve (M), Witton Bassey (M).
8.58 (450m): Harsh Lady, Canyon Creek, Dicty Blue Bob, Ballymac Dora (M), Express Episode (M), Tullymurry Radar (M).