What does Victorian mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Victorian.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Victorianadjective

    a person who lived during the reign of Victoria

  2. Victorianadjective

    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, victorianadjective

    exaggeratedly proper

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

  4. Victorianadjective

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


  1. Victoriannoun

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

  2. Victoriannoun

    A person from the state of Victoria in Australia

  3. Victorianadjective

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

  4. Victorianadjective

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

  5. Victorianadjective

    Of the style of architecture or furnishings of that period

  6. Victorianadjective

    Of, or relating to the state of Victoria in Australia

Webster Dictionary

  1. Victorianadjective

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


  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

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  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. Tommy prince:

    I'm not coming back until I win the Victorian cross.

  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. Daniel Andrews:

    With 0 cases and so much testing, we are able to say that now is the time to open up. Now is the time to congratulate every single Victorian who has stayed the course.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of Victorian

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    be contingent upon (something that is elided)
    • A. condemn
    • B. conceal
    • C. blur
    • D. depend

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