Tudor

adjective
Tu·​dor | \ ˈtü-dər How to pronounce Tudor (audio) , ˈtyü- \

Definition of Tudor

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of or relating to the English royal house that ruled from 1485 to 1603
2 : of, relating to, or characteristic of the Tudor period

Tudor

biographical name
Tu·​dor | \ ˈtü-dər How to pronounce Tudor (audio) , ˈtyü- \

Definition of Tudor (Entry 2 of 2)

Antony 1908(or 1909)–1987 originally William Cook American (British-born) ballet dancer and choreographer

Other Words from Tudor

Adjective

Tudor noun

First Known Use of Tudor

Adjective

1779, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Tudor

Adjective

Henry Tudor (Henry VII of England)

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Tudor

Statistics for Tudor

Cite this Entry

“Tudor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tudor. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLA Chicago APA Merriam-Webster

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for Tudor

Tudor

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of Tudor

: relating to the period of British history from 1485 to 1603

Comments on Tudor

What made you want to look up Tudor? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

February 2021 Words of the Day Quiz

  • squirrel in winter
  • Which is a synonym of perdure?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!