Definitions for victorianvɪkˈtɔr i ən, -ˈtoʊr-

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word victorian

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Victorian(adj)

    a person who lived during the reign of Victoria

  2. Victorian(adj)

    of or relating to Queen Victoria of Great Britain or to the age in which she ruled

    "Victorian morals"

  3. priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian(adj)

    exaggeratedly proper

    "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"

  4. Victorian(adj)

    typical of the moral standards or conduct of the age of Queen Victoria

Wiktionary

  1. Victorian(Noun)

    A person living, or born in that period, or exhibiting characteristics of the Victorian period.

  2. Victorian(Noun)

    A person from the state of Victoria in Australia

  3. Victorian(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to the reign of Queen Victoria or of that period

  4. Victorian(Adjective)

    Of, or displaying the supposed standards or ideals of morality of that period

  5. Victorian(Adjective)

    Of the style of architecture or furnishings of that period

  6. Victorian(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to the state of Victoria in Australia

Webster Dictionary

  1. Victorian(adj)

    of or pertaining to the reign of Queen Victoria of England; as, the Victorian poets

Freebase

  1. Victorian

    The Victorian is a 25-issue comic book series published by Penny-Farthing Press and starting in 1999. The brainchild of creator Trainor Houghton, the series included a number of notable script writers and illustrators, including Len Wein, Glen Orbik and Howard Chaykin.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'victorian' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3793

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'victorian' in Adjectives Frequency: #501

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of victorian in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of victorian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. W. Somerset Maugham:

    We have long passed the Victorian era, when asterisks were followed after a certain interval by a baby.

  2. Lytton Strachey:

    The history of the Victorian Age will never be written we know too much about it. For ignorance is the first requisite of the historian - ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art.

  3. Lytton Strachey, Eminent Victorians (1918):

    The history of the Victorian Age will never be written: we know too much about it. For ignorance is the first requisite of the historian - ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art.

  4. Josie Garrett:

    I think there is a general sense in this country, at least for me -- which is incorrect -- that infectious diseases are completely eradicated, or that we found some way to get rid of them and that they are 'Victorian' illnesses, the reality is that's just not the case. It's definitely something people need to be aware of.

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