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- (Received Pronunciation) enPR: dĭkə(r), IPA(key): /ˈdɪkə(r)/
- (GenAM) enPR: dĭkər, IPA(key): /ˈdɪkɚ/
- Rhymes: -ɪkə(ɹ)
dicker (plural dickers)
- (obsolete) A unit of measure, consisting of 10 some object, particularly hides and skins.
- A dicker of cowhides.
- 1866, The dicker, or daker, was ten, and is found, though generally at later times than the period before us, as a measure for hides and gloves. — James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, volume 1, page 171
- (US) A chaffering, barter, or exchange, of small wares.
- to make a dicker
- For peddling dicker, not for honest sales.
- comparative degree of