Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the reign of Edward VII of England.
  • n. A person belonging to or exhibiting characteristics typical of the Edwardian period.

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  • adj. Of the period in British history from circa 1900 to 1910, when Edward VII ruled the British Empire.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of any one of the sovereigns of England named Edward or his reign: as, the Edwardian period; Edwardian architecture.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or characteristic of the era of Edward VII in England
  • n. someone belonging to (or as if belonging to) the era of Edward VII

Etymologies

Edward +‎ -ian (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Lilah - the reason you have never heard the term Edwardian is because I made it up.

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  • Next to the Regency period, the Edwardian is my favorite.

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  • And those boats were moored at Foxton, famous for its two staircases of locks and once the site of a remarkable inclined plane that lifted boats up the hillside in Edwardian days.

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  • The ultimate in Edwardian status symbol was the 1911 Rolls Royce “Silver Ghost”, which cost ₤1,154, more than what most people earned in ten years.

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  • When Jenny a pretty but third-rate music hall chanteuse in Edwardian London, remarks to her mentor and lover Leo, also known as the Great Pantoffsky, that she never wants to grow old she has no idea who he is.

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  • I couldn't possibly comment but The Sound of Butterflies is a good involving read contrasting the constraints of life in Edwardian England with the rather more lax state of affairs in the Amazon jungle.

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  • The ‘knut’ or ‘masher’ still appears, almost as in Edwardian days, in out-of-date looking evening-clothes and an opera hat, or even spats and a knobby cane.

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  • "... and I have submitted my 500,000 word historical fiction MS in Edwardian Script, to set the mood for the editor ..."

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  • Sidetracked by Sex in Edwardian England and William Goldman's Brothers.

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  • i saw the word Edwardian somewhere (i can't really remember) bu ti think it was a font of some kind but 2 me it sounds like a type of person. its hard to explain but i think this is the best i can do: Canada+Canadian

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