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

  • adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of Richard Wagner, his music dramas, or his theories.
  • n. An admirer or disciple of Richard Wagner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of, or characteristic of Richard Wagner, or of his music
  • n. an admirer of Richard Wagner
  • n. a musician who plays Wagnerian music
  • n. an opera singer who specializes in Wagnerian roles

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or resembling the style of, Richard Wagner, the German musical composer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to any one named Wagner.

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

  • adj. of or relating to Richard Wagner or his music
  • n. a follower of the theories or an admirer of the music of Richard Wagner


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