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

Wiktionary

  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

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

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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, 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.

  2. W. Somerset Maugham:

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

  3. Daniel Andrews:

    With our State at zero cases for the last few weeks, thanks to all the good work of both our contact tracing teams and every individual Victorian, I can now officially declare that it is time to get on the beers!

  4. 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.

  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.

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