Micawber

noun
Mi·​caw·​ber | \ mi-ˈkȯ-bər How to pronounce Micawber (audio) , -ˈkä-\

Definition of Micawber

: one who is poor but lives in optimistic expectation of better fortune

Other Words from Micawber

Micawberish \ mi-​ˈkȯ-​bə-​rish How to pronounce Micawberish (audio) , -​ˈkä-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of Micawber

1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Micawber

Wilkins Micawber, character in the novel David Copperfield (1849–50) by Charles Dickens

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