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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Vic•to•ri•anvɪkˈtɔr i ən, -ˈtoʊr-(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to Queen Victoria or the period of her reign:

    Victorian poets.

    Category: Western History

  2. having the characteristics usu. attributed to the Victorians, esp. prudishness and observance of the conventionalities.

    Category: Western History

  3. of or pertaining to a style of architecture, furniture, and decoration between c1840 and c1900, characterized by massiveness and lavish ornamentation.

    Category: Architecture, Furniture

  4. (n.)a person, esp. a famous one, who lived during the Victorian period.

    Category: Western History

Origin of Victorian:

1870–75

Vic•to′ri•an•ism(n.)

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


Translations for victorian

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

Victorian(adjective)

of the reign of Queen Victoria (1837–1901)

Victorian writers; Victorian households/furniture.

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