Definitions for Dickensˈdɪk ɪnz; ˈhʌf əm

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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)


  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

  2. Origin: [Perh. a contr. of the dim. devilkins.]


  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


    An author; polite term for the devil.


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