Meaning of Dickens-like in English:

Dickens-like

Pronunciation /ˈdɪkɪnzlʌɪk/

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adjective

  • Befitting or typical of Charles Dickens; resembling his writings or style; (also) reminiscent of the places, people, etc., described in the writings of Dickens; = "Dickensian".

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Dickens (1812–1870), novelist. From the name of Charles Dickens + -like.