Noun. Rhyming slang for word. Usually heard in a negative sense. E.g."We've not heard a dicky-bird from Andy since he moved."

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  • dicky bird — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms dicky bird : singular dicky bird plural dicky birds informal a bird. This word is used mainly by children or when speaking to children. • not hear a dicky bird …   English dictionary

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  • dicky-bird — noun a) Endearing term for a small bird, often used when talking with young children. Weve not heard a dicky bird about anything relating to his birthday. b) An insignificant sound or thing …   Wiktionary

  • dicky bird — noun informal a child s word for a bird. Phrases not a dicky bird not a word; nothing at all …   English new terms dictionary

  • dicky bird — n British a word. A piece of London rhyming slang which has become a widespread collo quialism, especially in the phrase not a dicky bird . Unlike most modern exam ples of rhyming slang, it is invariably used in full, presumably to avoid… …   Contemporary slang

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

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  • dicky bird — noun see dickey bird …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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