Meaning of WICK in English

n. 1 a strip or thread of fibrous or spongy material feeding a flame with fuel in a candle, lamp, etc. 2 Surgery a gauze strip inserted in a wound to drain it. ødip one's wick coarse sl. (of a man) have sexual intercourse. get on a person's wick Brit. colloq. annoy a person. [OE weoce, -weoc (cf. MDu. wiecke, MLG weke), of unkn. orig.]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.