dicky

Primary Meanings of dicky

1.
n
a man's detachable insert (usually starched) to simulate the front of a shirt
2.
n
a small third seat in the back of an old-fashioned two-seater
3.
adj
(British informal) faulty
Full Definitions of dicky
1

n a man's detachable insert (usually starched) to simulate the front of a shirt

Synonyms:
dickey, dickie, shirtfront
Type of:
insert, inset
an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted
2

n a small third seat in the back of an old-fashioned two-seater

Synonyms:
dickey, dickey-seat, dickie, dickie-seat, dicky-seat
Type of:
backseat
a seat at the back of a vehicle (especially the seat at the back of an automobile)
3

adj (British informal) faulty

“"I've got this dicky heart"- John le Carre”
Synonyms:
dickey
impaired
diminished in strength, quality, or utility

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