Meaning of Pickwickian


Pronunciation: (pik-wik'ē-un), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Mr. Pickwick, central character of The Pickwick Papers.
  2. (of the use or interpretation of an expression) intentionally or unintentionally odd or unusual.
  3. (of words or ideas) meant or understood in a sense different from the apparent or usual one.
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