What does Victorian mean?

Definitions for Victorian
vɪkˈtɔr i ən, -ˈtoʊr-Vic·to·ri·an

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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

How to pronounce Victorian?

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How to say Victorian in sign language?

  1. victorian

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

Examples of Victorian in a Sentence

  1. W. Somerset Maugham:

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

  2. Professor Long:

    In all my years as a kid collecting fossilized shark teeth around Victorian sites (I had over 500 specimens), I only ever found one half of a large megalodon tooth.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Dev Patel:

    It's incredible to watch this film, i never thought I would ever have a film like this where I get to be in period Victorian costume ... It's a wonderful opportunity and I hope it continues to open doors and it sends a message to the rest of the industry to be as bold as Mr Iannucci.

Images & Illustrations of Victorian

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