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Meaning of VICTORIAN

Pronunciation:  vik'towreeun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a person who lived during the reign of Victoria
  2. [adj]  typical of the moral standards or conduct of the age of Queen Victoria
  3. [adj]  exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"
  4. [adj]  of or relating to Queen Victoria of Great Britain or to the age in which she ruled; "Victorian morals"

VICTORIAN is a 9 letter word that starts with V.


 Synonyms: nonmodern, priggish, prim, prissy, proper, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straightlaced, straitlaced, tight-laced
 See Also: human, individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Vic*to"ri*an\, a.
Of or pertaining to the reign of Queen Victoria of England;
as, the Victorian poets.

{Victorian period}. See {Dionysian period}, under