Share this entry

Cheney, Dick Syllabification: Che·ney, Dick
Pronunciation: /ˈCHānē/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of Cheney, Dick in English:

( 1941-), US vice president 2001–09; full name Richard Bruce Cheney. A conservative Republican from Wyoming, he served as secretary of defense under President George H. W. Bush 1989–93 before becoming vice president under President George W. Bush. He was a major proponent of the US invasion of Iraq in 2003.

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources