Associations to the word «Dickens»

Wiktionary

DICKENS, noun. (euphemistic) The devil.
DICKENS, noun. In the phrase the dickens (Used as an intensifier).
DICKENS, proper noun. A patronymic surname​.
DICKENS, proper noun. Charles Dickens, English novelist.

Dictionary definition

DICKENS, noun. A word used in exclamations of confusion; "what the devil"; "the deuce with it"; "the dickens you say".
DICKENS, noun. English writer whose novels depicted and criticized social injustice (1812-1870).

Wise words

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