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Pickwickian

adjective Pick·wick·ian \(ˌ)pik-ˈwi-kē-ən\

Definition of PICKWICKIAN

1
:  marked by simplicity and generosity
2
:  intended or taken in a sense other than the obvious or literal one

Origin of PICKWICKIAN

Samuel Pickwick, character in the novel Pickwick Papers (1836–37) by Charles Dickens
First Known Use: 1836

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