dickey: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (dik'ē), [key]
— pl. -eys.
  1. an article of clothing made to look like the front or collar of a shirt, blouse, vest, etc., worn as a separate piece under another garment, as a jacket or dress. Cf. vest (def. 2),
  2. a detachable linen shirt collar.
  3. a bib or pinafore worn by a child.
  4. a small bird.
  5. a donkey, esp. a male.
  6. an outside seat on a carriage.
  7. See(def. 1).


Pronunciation: (dik'ē), [key]
  1. faulty: I'm fed up with this dickey air conditioner.


Pronunciation: (dik'ē), [key]
  1. born 1923, U.S. poet and novelist.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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