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Definition of Victorian

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from the time of Queen Victoria of England; conservative, pedantic, narrow-minded; of or native to Victoria; resembling the highly ornate and grand style that was popular in Victorian England
person who lived during the reign of Queen Victoria; resident or native of Victoria; house designed in victorian fashion
Victorian Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
Antiques World Dictionary of Antique & Estate Jewelry
The designation given to the period from approximately 1837 when Victoria became Queen of England until 1901 when she died. This long period is divided into early (approx. 1840-1860), mid (approx. 1860 - 1880) and late (approx. 1880-1900) since it covers a wide span of time, and a number of distinctive design trends. This period was preceded by the Georgian period, and succeeded by the Edwardian period after Victoria died in 1901, and her son Edward became king.
Victorian Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(a.)
Of or pertaining to the reign of Queen Victoria of England; as, the Victorian poets.
  
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victorian
\vic*to"ri*an\ (?), a. of or pertaining to the reign of queen victoria of england; as, the victorian poets.
victorian
period. see dionysian period, under dyonysian.
victorian
adj
1. of or relating to queen victoria of great britain or to the age in which she ruled; "victorian morals" [syn: victorian]


2. exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced aunt anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts" [syn: priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, straightlaced, tight-laced]


3. typical of the moral standards or conduct of the age of queen victoria [syn: victorian]
n : a person who lived during the reign of victoria [syn: victorian]





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Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
Victeoiriach
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a person who lived during the reign of Victoria
(hypernym) person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul

Adjective
1. of or relating to Queen Victoria of Great Britain or to the age in which she ruled; "Victorian morals"
(pertainym) Victoria, Queen Victoria
2. typical of the moral standards or conduct of the age of Queen Victoria
(similar) nonmodern

Adjective
1. exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"
(synonym) priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced
(similar) proper
Victorian Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Victorian or Victorians may refer to:

19th century
  • Victorian era, British history during Queen Victoria's 19th-century reign
    • Victorian America
    • Victorian architecture
    • Victorian house
    • Victorian decorative arts
    • Victorian fashion
    • Victorian literature
    • Victorian morality
    • Victoriana
    • Victorianism in esthetics and manners

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