Definition for dick

noun as in gumshoe

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detective, sleuth

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cop, flatfoot, investigator, sneaker, tec

noun as in private investigator

noun as in sleuth

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In the past quarter century, enrollment in college English departments has sunk like the Pequod in Moby Dick.

Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois, a Democrat and chairman of the committee, told reporters Monday that a floor vote could be held on Garland’s nomination as early as next week.

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There will be a successor, but it’s hard to imagine any single person replacing everything Dick does for ProPublica.

Mongan was influenced by the writings of Grantly Dick-Read, a British obstetrician credited with sparking the modern natural birth movement.

As in the fiction of Dick, Lem, and Ballard, in Battlestar Galactica science and technology constantly mutate our perception of reality, home, and ourselves.

Clearly, the advances were not reciprocated but Williams “continued to talk about sucking dick.”

Former Vice President Dick Cheney has had a relatively quiet couple of years since leaving the White House.

Those in the race—Senator Paul Simon, Rep. Dick Gephardt, Rev. Jesse Jackson—were far behind.

He echoed Dick Cheney about global warming and said, “We should be concentrating on ISIS.”

Dick Wadhams, a strategist for the South Dakota Republican Party, dismissed the impact of the attacks against Rounds.

Dick was at the wharf, one day last week, when one of the up river boats arrived.

Hoosier hurried on board the boat, and followed Dick's instructions to the letter.

The Dick was apprized by us of the danger in time, and succeeded in clearing the land by tacking to the southward.

There's my Dick, an' he wor only ten year older, I'd gi him to yer, wi a right good wull—that a' wud.

At eight o'clock the next morning we got underweigh; but the Dick in weighing her anchor found both flukes broken off.


On this page you'll find 104 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dick, such as: agent, informer, police officer, private eye, private investigator, and prosecutor.

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