Definition of dicty in English:

dicty

adjective

US
informal
  • Ostentatiously stylish; pretentious.

    ‘up there in their dicty Detroit suburb living the so-called good life’
    • ‘However, it in no way hampers the author's incisive analysis of the ‘dicty,’ African-American bourgeois.’
    • ‘Thus, I have a hard time seeing how ditzy/ditsy might have been derived from dicty.’
    • ‘If she was rejected by an elite and urban northern black community, she also reviled them, scorning their white lifestyle as ‘dicty’ (a pejorative coinage).’
    affected, ostentatious, chichi, showy, flashy, tinselly, conspicuous, flaunty, tasteless, kitschy
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Origin

Early 20th century: of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

dicty

/ˈdɪkti/