Edwardian

adjective
Ed·​war·​di·​an | \ e-ˈdwär-dē-ən How to pronounce Edwardian (audio) , -ˈdwȯr-\

Definition of Edwardian

: of, relating to, or characteristic of Edward VII of England or his age especially, of clothing : marked by the hourglass silhouette for women and long narrow fitted suits and high collars for men

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1908, in the meaning defined above

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