dickie dickie n. 1. A small 3rd seat in the back of an old-fashioned 2-seat car. [British English]

Syn: dickey, dicky, dickey-seat, dickie-seat, dicky-seat, dickey box. [WordNet 1.5]

2. An article of clothing worn by men, consisting of a detachable insert (usually starched), worn suspended from the neck, which simulates the front of a shirt.

Syn: dickey, dicky, shirtfront. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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