1. [ noun ] a word used in exclamations of confusion
Synonyms: devil deuce

"what the devil" or "the deuce with it" or "the dickens you say"

Related terms: exclamation
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 1485
3. [ noun ] (writing) English writer whose novels depicted and criticized social injustice (1812-1870)
Synonyms: charles_john_huffam_dickens charles_dickens
Related terms: writer
Similar spelling:   Dickenson