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English definition of “dick”

dick

noun [C] uk   /dɪk/ us  

dick noun [C] (PENIS)

offensive a penisInformal words for the sexual organs

dick noun [C] (PERSON)

offensive a stupid man: That guy is such a dick. US old-fashioned informal a detective (= someone whose job is to discover facts about a crime): a private dickRelating to detection and solving crimes
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