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not a dicky bird

Definition of not a dicky bird in English:

informal Not a word; nothing at all: ‘Did you hear from her?’ ‘Not a dicky bird.’
[Dicky bird being rhyming slang for 'word']
More example sentences
  • I haven't had one phone call from him since, not a dicky bird.
  • ‘We've not heard from Hull at all - not a dicky bird,’ said Caisley.
  • I sent the application on 7 October from Sydney, they've taken the deposit, but not a dicky bird on acknowledgment.
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