dickens

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noun dick·ens \ˈdi-kənz\

Origin and Etymology of dickens

euphemism


First Known Use: 1598


Dickens

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biographical name Dick·ens \ˈdi-kənz\

Definition of Dickens

  1. Charles John Huffam 1812–1870 pseudonym Bozplay \ˈbäz, ˈbōz\ English novelist

Dickensian

play \di-ˈken-zē-ən, -sē-\ adjective


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