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1Victorian

adjective Vic·to·ri·an \vik-ˈtr-ē-ən\

: 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

Full Definition of VICTORIAN

1
:  of, relating to, or characteristic of the reign of Queen Victoria of England or the art, letters, or tastes of her time
2
:  typical of the moral standards, attitudes, or conduct of the age of Victoria especially when considered stuffy, prudish, or hypocritical

Examples of VICTORIAN

  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>

First Known Use of VICTORIAN

1839

2Victorian

noun

Definition of VICTORIAN

1
:  a person living during Queen Victoria's reign; especially :  a representative figure of that time
2
:  a typically large and ornate house built during Queen Victoria's reign

First Known Use of VICTORIAN

1876

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