Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

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

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the era of Edward VII in England
  • noun someone belonging to (or as if belonging to) the era of Edward VII

Etymologies

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Edward +‎ -ian

Examples

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

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

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

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  • 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.

    Times Square | Edwardian Promenade

  • 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.

    The Motorcar | Edwardian Promenade

  • 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.

    Foxton Locks

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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.

    Loving Mephistopheles

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