Translation of dickens in Spanish:


Pronunciation /ˈdɪkənz/ /ˈdɪkɪnz/


  • 1 informal, dated

    where the dickens is it? ¿dónde diantre / demontre(s) está? dated, informal
    • what the dickens! ¡qué diantre / demontre(s)!
    • On a bad day, the knees and hips that haven't already been replaced hurt like the dickens.
    • ‘It hurt like the dickens,’ the first-term congressman said.
    • He is in a dickens of a bind, it seems to me, morally, ethically, and legally.
    • This is going to hurt like the dickens, but you'll have to bear with it.
    • And daylilies bloom like the dickens in coastal Southern California, even outflowering roses.
  • 2US informal

    (unruly child)
    he's/she's the dickens es el mismísimo demonio