Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun victorian

1 sense of victorian

Sense 1
Victorian -- (a person who lived during the reign of Victoria)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Antonyms of adj victorian

2 of 3 senses of victorian

Sense 2
priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian -- (exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts")

INDIRECT (VIA proper) -> improper -- (not suitable or right or appropriate; "slightly improper to dine alone with a married man"; "improper medication"; "improper attire for the golf course")

Sense 3
Victorian -- (typical of the moral standards or conduct of the age of Queen Victoria)

INDIRECT (VIA nonmodern) -> modern -- (belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages; "modern art"; "modern furniture"; "modern history"; "totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric")

Similarity of adj victorian

3 senses of victorian

Sense 1
Victorian -- (of or relating to Queen Victoria of Great Britain or to the age in which she ruled; "Victorian morals")

Sense 2
priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian -- (exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts")
       => proper (vs. improper) -- (marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness; "proper medical treatment"; "proper manners")

Sense 3
Victorian -- (typical of the moral standards or conduct of the age of Queen Victoria)
       => nonmodern (vs. modern) -- (not modern; of or characteristic of an earlier time)

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