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dipstick

noun [C] uk   /ˈdɪp.stɪk/ us  

dipstick noun [C] (MEASURE)

a long, thin stick for measuring the amount of liquid in a container, especially the oil in a car engine

dipstick noun [C] (PERSON)

slang a silly person
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