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. 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?

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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. 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.

  2. Natalie Cooper:

    We suspected we'd see a bias towards males because science is done by people and people have an inherent male bias, this is especially true as many of our collections come from the Victorian era of macho hunters going out trying to shoot the biggest fiercest creatures for their collections.

  3. 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.

  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.

  5. Riccardo Tisci:

    ...The Victorian era (was) a time in Britain for great change and progress, an era that has always inspired me and my work, (Burberry) chose to present his company with an emblem of a knight on a horse, but for his family crest, he instead chose a unicorn. Thomas Burberry was a daring innovator but also a romantic and a dreamer.

Images & Illustrations of Victorian

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    • A. transparent
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