- adj. Resembling or characteristic of Fagin in Dickens' Oliver Twist (1838), a criminal who trains children as pickpockets.
- Fagin + -esque (Wiktionary)
“Holder's list of alleged "Broken Trust" victories is a similarly Faginesque assemblage of small-time grifters.”
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Adjectives, such as quixotic, whose root is the name of an artist, poet, writer, or literary character.
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Words and phrases coined or made popular by Charles Dickens.
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