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dickey

Definitions of dickey
  1. noun
    a man's detachable insert (usually starched) to simulate the front of a shirt
    synonyms: dickie, dicky, shirtfront
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    type of:
    insert, inset
    an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted
  2. noun
    a small third seat in the back of an old-fashioned two-seater
    synonyms: dickey-seat, dickie, dickie-seat, dicky, dicky-seat
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    type of:
    backseat
    a seat at the back of a vehicle (especially the seat at the back of an automobile)
  3. adjective
    (British informal) faulty
    synonyms: dicky
    impaired
    diminished in strength, quality, or utility
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