What does Dickens mean?

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dickens

    dik′enz, n. the deuce, the devil, as in 'What the dickens.'—Play the dickens with, to play the deuce with. [For devil, confused with Dickon = Richard.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    An author; polite term for the devil.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dickens in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dickens in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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