Wagnerian

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adjective

Wag·​ne·​ri·​an väg-ˈnir-ē-ən How to pronounce Wagnerian (audio) -ˈner- How to pronounce Wagnerian (audio)
: of, relating to, characteristic, or suggestive of Wagner or his music, stage operas, or theories

Wagnerian

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noun

: an admirer of the musical theories and style of Wagner

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Richard Wagner

First Known Use

Adjective

1868, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1874, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Wagnerian was in 1868

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“Wagnerian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Wagnerian. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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