follow Dictionary.com

How do you spell Hannukah?

shicker

[shik-er] /ˈʃɪk ər/
noun, Slang.
1.
alcoholic liquor.
2.
a drunkard.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; < Yiddish shiker (see shickered) by back formation from shickered
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for shicker

shicker

/ˈʃɪkə/
noun
1.
(Austral, archaic, slang) alcoholic drink; liquor
Word Origin
via Yiddish from Hebrew
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Slang definitions & phrases for shicker

shift the goal posts

verb phrase

To change the rules or conditions disingenuously in order to win (1970s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for shicker

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for shicker

0
16
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for shicker