Definition of De Quincey, Thomas in English:

De Quincey, Thomas

Syllabification: De Quin·cey, Thomas
Pronunciation: /də ˈkwinsē
 
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  • (1785–1859), English essayist and critic. He was known for his Confessions of an English Opium Eater (1822), a study of his addiction to opium and its psychological effects.

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