dickeybird
dickeybird dickeybird, dickey bird dickey bird . Any small bird; as, adults talking to children sometimes call small birds dickeybirds. [informal]

Syn: dickybird. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • dickeybird — Dickey Dick ey, Dicky Dick y, n. 1. 1. A false detachable shirt front or bosom. [Also spelled {dickie}.] [1913 Webster] 2. A gentleman s shirt collar. [Local, U. S.] [1913 Webster] 3. A hat; esp., in U. S., a stiff hat or derby; in Eng., a straw… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dickeybird — /dik ee berrd /, n. dickey1 (def. 4). [1775 85; DICKEY1 + BIRD] * * * …   Universalium

  • dickeybird — n. (term used by adults when talking to children) small bird, dickey …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dickeybird — noun small bird; adults talking to children sometimes use these words to refer to small birds • Syn: ↑dickey bird, ↑dickybird, ↑dicky bird • Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism • Hypernyms: ↑bird * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • dickey bird — dickeybird dickeybird, dickey bird dickey bird . Any small bird; as, adults talking to children sometimes call small birds dickeybirds. [informal] Syn: dickybird. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dickey — Dick ey, Dicky Dick y, n. 1. 1. A false detachable shirt front or bosom. [Also spelled {dickie}.] [1913 Webster] 2. A gentleman s shirt collar. [Local, U. S.] [1913 Webster] 3. A hat; esp., in U. S., a stiff hat or derby; in Eng., a straw hat.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dickey bird — Dickey Dick ey, Dicky Dick y, n. 1. 1. A false detachable shirt front or bosom. [Also spelled {dickie}.] [1913 Webster] 2. A gentleman s shirt collar. [Local, U. S.] [1913 Webster] 3. A hat; esp., in U. S., a stiff hat or derby; in Eng., a straw… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dickie — Dickey Dick ey, Dicky Dick y, n. 1. 1. A false detachable shirt front or bosom. [Also spelled {dickie}.] [1913 Webster] 2. A gentleman s shirt collar. [Local, U. S.] [1913 Webster] 3. A hat; esp., in U. S., a stiff hat or derby; in Eng., a straw… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dicky — Dickey Dick ey, Dicky Dick y, n. 1. 1. A false detachable shirt front or bosom. [Also spelled {dickie}.] [1913 Webster] 2. A gentleman s shirt collar. [Local, U. S.] [1913 Webster] 3. A hat; esp., in U. S., a stiff hat or derby; in Eng., a straw… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dickybird — n. same as {dickeybird}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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