Definition of dipstick noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdɪpstɪk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɪpstɪk//
    Parts of a car
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  1. 1a long straight piece of metal used for measuring the amount of liquid in a container, especially the amount of oil in an engine See related entries: Parts of a car
  2. 2(informal) a stupid person
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dipstick