dickens dickens  /ˈdɪ kənz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a word used in exclamations of confusion
  2. (n) English writer whose novels depicted and criticized social injustice (1812-1870)

News

  1. Buss: Golfers in a class all their own

    Ebenezer Scrooge hated Christmas so much that he was once quoted by Charles Dickens as saying, “Anybody who goes about with Merry Christmas on his lips should be boiled with his own pudding and buried with a stake of holly through his heart. He should!”
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Wichita Falls Times Record News

  2. MSPCA-Angell's Pet of the Week: Mr. Dickens

    If ever there were a cat who embodied the perfect blend of playful and mellow personality traits it would be Mr. Dickens.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: 7 News Boston

  3. Book Review: Charles Dickens In Love - by Robert Garnett

    Book Review: Charles Dickens In Love - by Robert Garnett Seattle Post-Intelligencer Copyright 2013 Seattle Post-Intelligencer. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 10:00 pm, Thursday, June 13, 2013 Robert Garnett tells the story of Charles Dickens and the three women he loved.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

Quotes

  1. At a lavish party filled with Japanese fans, Jacko impersonators, orphans and handicapped children, Michael Jackson said this week, "As Charles Dickens says, 'It's been the best of times, the worst of times.' But I would not change my career."
    on Mar 9, 2007 By: Michael Jackson Source: AZ Central.com

  2. Carrey, who voices the stingy character Scrooge in the new movie, said: "It feels great to be a part of all this tradition. I want to thank the people of Britain for the legacy of Charles Dickens and the chance to tell this story. This story...
    on Nov 3, 2009 By: Jim Carrey Source: AFP

  3. "We're going to disable him. Give him a breather," manager Bobby Cox said after a 10-5 loss to the Cubs. "See if his elbow can get better. ...... It was hurting him like the dickens."
    on Jun 10, 2008 By: Bobby Cox Source: ESPN

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