Example sentences for: dickey

How can you use “dickey” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • HMOs treat doctors like "ditch diggers churning through patients," added Dickey.

  • But that's what Beth Dickey reports in the New York Times , and that's good enough for me.

  • Journalist Christopher Dickey's combination memoir and biography of his poet and novelist ( Deliverance ) father, James Dickey, is praised as a "loving, ruthless portrait" (Lance Morrow, Time ). Although he cleaned up his act a couple of years before dying, Dickey Sr. spent much of his life boozing, telling self-aggrandizing tall tales, and openly cheating on his wife.

  • Critics draw parallels to Susan Cheever's memoir of her father, Home Before Dark , but find this book less shocking because unlike John Cheever, Dickey Sr.'s demons were widely publicized.

  • Bill Dickey, catcher on the great Yankee teams during the '30s, once got leveled by a base runner even though the guy could have slid into home far ahead of the ball.


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