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Synonyms for victorian
vɪkˈtɔr i ən, -ˈtoʊr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Victorian(adj)

    a person who lived during the reign of Victoria

    Antonyms:
    improper, modern

  2. Victorian(adj)

    of or relating to Queen Victoria of Great Britain or to the age in which she ruled

    "Victorian morals"

    Synonyms:
    priggish, tight-laced, straitlaced, square-toed, puritanical, straightlaced, straight-laced, strait-laced, prim, prissy, prudish

    Antonyms:
    improper, modern

  3. priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian(adj)

    exaggeratedly proper

    "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"

    Synonyms:
    blue(a), mincing, straitlaced, prissy, squeamish, overnice, dainty, puritanical, straightlaced, priggish, prudish, strait-laced, tight-laced, nice, straight-laced, squared-toe, niminy-piminy, prim, puritanic, twee, square-toed

    Antonyms:
    modern, improper

  4. Victorian(adj)

    typical of the moral standards or conduct of the age of Queen Victoria

    Synonyms:
    priggish, tight-laced, straitlaced, square-toed, puritanical, straightlaced, straight-laced, strait-laced, prim, prissy, prudish

    Antonyms:
    improper, modern

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  1. List of paraphrases for "victorian":

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How to pronounce victorian?

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How to use victorian in a sentence?

  1. Josie Garrett:

    I think there is a general sense in this country, at least for me -- which is incorrect -- that infectious diseases are completely eradicated, or that we found some way to get rid of them and that they are 'Victorian' illnesses, the reality is that's just not the case. It's definitely something people need to be aware of.

  2. Riccardo Tisci:

    ...The Victorian era (was) a time in Britain for great change and progress, an era that has always inspired me and my work, (Burberry) chose to present his company with an emblem of a knight on a horse, but for his family crest, he instead chose a unicorn. Thomas Burberry was a daring innovator but also a romantic and a dreamer.

  3. Dev Patel:

    It's incredible to watch this film, i never thought I would ever have a film like this where I get to be in period Victorian costume ... It's a wonderful opportunity and I hope it continues to open doors and it sends a message to the rest of the industry to be as bold as Mr Iannucci.

  4. Tommy prince:

    I'm not coming back until I win the Victorian cross.

  5. Lytton Strachey, Eminent Victorians (1918):

    The history of the Victorian Age will never be written: we know too much about it. For ignorance is the first requisite of the historian - ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art.

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