edwardian








adjective

  1. of or relating to the reign of Edward VII.
  2. reflecting the opulence or self-satisfaction characteristic of this reign.
  3. noting or pertaining to the castle architecture of Edward I.

noun

  1. a person who lived during the reign of Edward VII.

adjective

  1. denoting, relating to, or having the style of life, architecture, dress, etc, current in Britain during the reign of Edward VII

noun

  1. a person who lived during the reign of Edward VII
adj.

1861, in reference to the medieval English kings of that name; 1908 in the sense of “of the time or reign of Edward VII” (1901-10), and, since 1934, especially with reference to the men’s clothing styles (cf. teddy-boy, 1954, for which see Teddy). From Edward + -ian.

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