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Dick may refer to:

Names

As a given name, Dick is a diminutive form of Richard. A number of the bearers of this name are popularly known as "Dick" rather than "Richard", see articles starting with "Dick". Also, some people are actually called Dick, as opposed to Richard.

Dick also exists as a surname, see

Other

Dick's may refer to:

See also


Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

See also dick

Contents

English

Etymology

Rhyming nickname for Rick, pet form of Richard.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Singular
Dick

Plural
-

Dick

  1. A diminutive of the male given name Richard, also used as a formal given name.
    • 1595, William Shakespeare, Third Part of King Henry VI, Act V, Scene V:
      Lascivious Edward, and thou perjur'd George,/ And thou mis-shapen Dick, I tell ye all,
    • 1830 Mary Russell Mitford, Our Village: Fourth Series: Cottage Names:
      You may know what one man thinks of another by his manner of calling him. Thomas and James and Richard and William are stupid young gentlemen; Tom and Jem and Dick and Will are fine spirited fellows.

Derived terms

Related terms


Swedish

Proper noun

Dick

  1. A male given name borrowed from English.

Simple English

Simple English Wiktionary has word meanings for:

Dick could mean:

  • Dick (film), a comedy film about the Watergate scandal, with Richard Nixon as a character
  • Dick, as slang meaning:
  • Democratic Indira Congress (Karunakaran), DIC(K)
  • The Dicks, a hardcore punk band
  • Carry On Dick, a 1974 film
  • A nickname for Richard


People named 'Dick:

Dick's could mean:

  • Dick's Drive-In, a Seattle, Washington-based fast food chain
  • Dick's Sporting Goods, a major sporting goods retailer in the United States
  • Dirty Dick's, a pub in Bishopsgate, London, United Kingdom

Other pages

  • Dyck







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