Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - A graduated rod dipped into a container to indicate the fluid level.

Usage examples (34)
  • We FINALLY know who this dipstick is … the Wizard of Ooze …
  • The water level can be checked with the aid of a 'dipstick' (see p. 25).
  • Maybe Joe "dipstick" Wilson wants the Hyde Amendment changed with healthcare reform.
  • Too many men are thinking with their "dipstick" when it comes to this woman ..... soak these corks for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.