Definition of dicty in English:

dicty

adjective

US
informal
  • (chiefly in African-American usage) ostentatiously stylish; pretentious.

    ‘up there in their dicty Detroit suburb living the so-called good life’
    • ‘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).’
    • ‘However, it in no way hampers the author's incisive analysis of the ‘dicty,’ African-American bourgeois.’
    affected, ostentatious, chichi, showy, flashy, tinselly, conspicuous, flaunty, tasteless, kitschy
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Origin

Early 20th century: of unknown origin.

Pronunciation:

dicty

/ˈdiktē/