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Victorian

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adjective Vic·to·ri·an \vik-ˈtȯr-ē-ən\

Simple Definition of Victorian

  • : relating to or typical of the period from 1837–1901 when Queen Victoria ruled England

  • : similar to the old-fashioned moral values that were typical during the time of Queen Victoria

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Victorian

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of the reign of Queen Victoria of England or the art, letters, or tastes of her time

  2. 2 :  typical of the moral standards, attitudes, or conduct of the age of Victoria especially when considered stuffy, prudish, or hypocritical

Examples of victorian in a sentence

  1. My parents have very Victorian attitudes when it comes to sex.

  2. <a conservative Christian sect with a code of sexual morality that is often seen as quaintly Victorian by outsiders>



1839

First Known Use of victorian

1839


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Victorian

noun Vic·to·ri·an

Definition of Victorian

  1. 1 :  a person living during Queen Victoria's reign; especially :  a representative figure of that time

  2. 2 :  a typically large and ornate house built during Queen Victoria's reign



1876

First Known Use of victorian

1876



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