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Proper noun[edit]


  1. (sometimes offensive) A diminutive of the male given name Richard.
    • 1881, Henry Ellacombe, History of the parish of Bitton, in the county of Gloucester, Volume 1[1], page 212:
      Richard Bryant (the noted "DICKBOY") was of this gang, as were Ben. Kayford and Geo. Ward (alias DAGGER) and some others, all hanged at Gloucester, Bristol, Salisbury, and Ilchester.
    • 1943, Jesse Farley and Paul Hardman, Twelve generations of Farleys[2], page 34:
      Also I give the use of my Negro Dickboy to my daughter Mary Womack during her life and after her death I give and bequeath the said Negro Dickboy to my son Francis Farley and his heirs forever.
    • 2008, Richard Grossinger, The Bardo of Waking Life[3], page 322:
      And then there was Dickboy Cheney leading him around like a pig with a ring.