post-Victorian

adjective

post-Vic·​to·​ri·​an ˌpōst-vik-ˈtȯr-ē-ən How to pronounce post-Victorian (audio)
: occurring or existing after the Victorian era
post-Victorian England
While the modesty of the post-Victorian swimming outfits is perhaps the most conspicuous difference between then and now, the change in materials is just as stark. Allyssia Alleyne

Word History

First Known Use

1912, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of post-Victorian was in 1912

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Cite this Entry

“Post-Victorian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/post-Victorian. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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