Dickensian definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or related to Charles Dickens or, especially, his writings.
    • Reminiscent of the environments and circumstances mostly portrayed in Dickens' writings, like poverty and personal injustice also components of Victorian England.
    • of or such as the novels of Charles Dickens (especially pertaining to bad personal and fiscal conditions)
  • noun:
    • A reader or scholar of Charles Dickens.
  • others:
    • Of or regarding Charles Dickens, the novelist (1812–70), or to their writings or design: as, Dickensian figures.

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