Definitions for medievalˌmi diˈi vəl, ˌmɛd i-, ˌmɪd i-, mɪdˈi vəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

me•di•e•valˌmi diˈi vəl, ˌmɛd i-, ˌmɪd i-, mɪdˈi vəl(adj.)

or me•di•ae•val

  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Middle Ages.

    Category: Western History

Origin of medieval:

1820–30; < NL medi(um)aev(um) the middle age + -al1. See medium , age

Princeton's WordNet

  1. medieval, mediaeval(adj)

    relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages

    "Medieval scholars"; "Medieval times"

  2. medieval, mediaeval, gothic(adj)

    as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened

    "a medieval attitude toward dating"

  3. chivalric, knightly, medieval(adj)

    characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages

    "chivalric rites"; "the knightly years"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. medieval(adjective)ˌmi diˈi vəl, ˌmɛd i-, ˌmɪd i-, mɪdˈi vəl

    relating to the time in European history from around 1000 to 1500 A.D.

    a medieval castle

Wiktionary

  1. medieval(Noun)

    Someone living in the Middle Ages.

  2. medieval(Noun)

    A medieval one.

  3. medieval(Adjective)

    of or relating to the Middle Ages, perhaps circa 500 to circa 1500 .

  4. medieval(Adjective)

    having characteristics associated with the Middle Ages.

  5. medieval(Adjective)

    archaic.

  6. medieval(Adjective)

    brutal.

  7. Origin: medium aevum

Webster Dictionary

  1. Medieval

    alt. of Medievalist

Freebase

  1. Medieval

    Medieval is heavy metal group Tierra Santa´s 1997 debut album, and is mainly inspired by mediaeval stories.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'medieval' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3785

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'medieval' in Adjectives Frequency: #506


Translations for medieval

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

mediaeval(adjective)

of, or belonging to, the Middle Ages

medieval plays/music.

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