7 Delightful Dickensian Words

Charles Dickens
English novelist Charles Dickens (1812 – 1870), circa 1865. (Photo by Rockwood/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

http://mentalfloss.com/article/86803/7-delightful-dickensian-words

What the Dickens?!: Distinctly Dickensian Words and How to Use Them by Bryan Kozlowski is a collection of 200 words used by Charles Dickens in his books. Some were words in use in that time period, others are words Dickens invented. The article provides definitions of seven delightful words:

Marplot

Sassigassity

Connubialities

Jog-trotty

Ugsome

Cag-Maggers

Slangular

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