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Definition of Dickensian adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

Dickensian

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adjective
NAmE//dɪˈkɛnziən//
 
 
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connected with or typical of the novels of Charles Dickens, which often describe social problems and bad social conditions a Dickensian slum
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