Meaning of Dickensish in English:

Dickensish

Pronunciation /ˈdɪkɪnzɪʃ/

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adjective

  • Resembling or characteristic of the writings or style of Charles Dickens; typical of Dickens; (also) reminiscent of the places, situations, etc., described in the writings of Dickens; = "Dickensian".

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Sharpe's London Magazine. From the name of Charles Dickens + -ish.