Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [d'ɪkənz]
meaning of the word
devil, deuce, dickens
a word used in exclamations of confusion; "what the devil"; "the deuce with it"; "the dickens you say"
The theater had always a great attraction for Dickens.
This book brought Dickens to the height of his career.
And like the latter, too, about this time Dickens fell in love.
Often, too, Dickens's stories are, in a sense, sermons against very human sins.
With his increasing wealth, Dickens had, of course, changed his manner of life.
The years that followed this separation were years of constant labor for Dickens.
Dickens was a very active man, and his life was simple and full of work and exercise.
People have often wondered how Dickens found time to accomplish so many different things.
Washington Irving once introduced Charles Dickens at a dinner given in the latter's honor.
He never fully recovered consciousness, and next day, June 9, 1870, Charles Dickens breathed his last.