Mi|caw|ber|ism

Mi|caw|ber|ism «muh K buhr ihz uhm», noun.
the quality or condition of being Micawberish: »

My own fear is that the present Micawberism will leave us wide open…to a humiliating series of defeats (London Times).


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  • Mi|caw´ber|ish|ly — Mi|caw|ber|ish «muh K buhr ihsh», adjective. characteristic of a Micawber; improvident but habitually optimistic: »For years, the nation s biggest city has followed a Micawberish routine of using reserves and loans to meet ever rising operating… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mi|caw|ber|ish — «muh K buhr ihsh», adjective. characteristic of a Micawber; improvident but habitually optimistic: »For years, the nation s biggest city has followed a Micawberish routine of using reserves and loans to meet ever rising operating costs (Time).… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mi|caw|ber — «muh K buhr», noun. 1. Wilkins, an optimistic character in Charles Dickens novel David Copperfield, who is seldom able to pay his bills and is always expecting “that something will turn up.” 2. any person resembling Micawber in character or… …   Useful english dictionary

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