Definitions for Dickensˈdɪk ɪnz; ˈhʌf əm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dick•ensˈdɪk ɪnz(n.)

  1. devil; deuce (usu. prec. by the).

Origin of dickens:

1590–1600

Dick•ensˈdɪk ɪnz; ˈhʌf əm(n.)

  1. Category: Biography

Dick•en•si•andɪˈkɛn zi ən(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. devil, deuce, dickens(noun)

    a word used in exclamations of confusion

    "what the devil"; "the deuce with it"; "the dickens you say"

  2. Dickens, Charles Dickens, Charles John Huffam Dickens(noun)

    English writer whose novels depicted and criticized social injustice (1812-1870)

Wiktionary

  1. dickens(Noun)

    The devil.

    She can go to the dickens for what she said.

  2. dickens(Noun)

    In the phrase the dickens ().

  3. Dickens(ProperNoun)

    Charles Dickens, English novelist.

  4. Origin: Origin: 1590–1600; apparently a fanciful use of the proper name Dicken, form of Dick.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dickens

    the devil

Freebase

  1. Dickens

    Dickens is a city in and the county seat of Dickens County, Texas, United States. The population was 332 at the 2000 census. Charles Weldon Cannon, a Dickens County native, made his famous boots and saddles in Dickens.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. DICKENS

    An author; polite term for the devil.

Anagrams of Dickens

  1. snicked

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