the dickens

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

See dickens.

AdverbEdit

the dickens

  1. (euphemistic) The devil.
    She can go to the dickens for what she said.
  2. Used as an intensifier.
    Why the dickens did he do that?
    It is cold as the dickens out here!

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