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What does the saying Jekyll and Hyde mean?

A personality alternating between good and evil behavior, as in You never know whether Bob will be a Jekyll or a Hyde. This expression comes from Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886). Also see lead a double life.

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Likewise, what does it mean to be a Jekyll and Hyde?

Definition of Jekyll and Hyde. : one having a two-sided personality one side of which is good and the other evil.

Likewise, how do you spell Dr Jekyll? Jekyll is pronounced 'Jee-kill'. This is the common pronunciation of that surname, and the one that Stevenson himself used. As Stevenson stated in an interview: 'let the name be pronounced as though it spelt “jee-kill”; not “jek-ill”'.

In respect to this, what is a Jekyll and Hyde personality?

noun. a person with two distinct personalities, one good, the other evil. (as modifier)a Jekyll-and-Hyde personality.

What is the meaning of Hyde?

Hyde Name Meaning. English: topographic name for someone living on (and farming) a hide of land, Old English hi(gi)d.

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