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Wagnerian

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adjective Wag·ne·ri·an \väg-ˈnir-ē-ən, -ˈner-\

Definition of Wagnerian

  1. :  of, relating to, characteristic, or suggestive of Wagner or his music, stage operas, or theories

Origin and Etymology of wagnerian

Richard Wagner


First Known Use: 1868


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Wagnerian

noun Wag·ne·ri·an

Definition of Wagnerian

  1. :  an admirer of the musical theories and style of Wagner

1874

First Known Use of wagnerian

1874

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