Dictionary.com

Edwardian

[ ed-wawr-dee-uhn, -wahr- ]
/ ɛdˈwɔr di ən, -ˈwɑr- /
Save This Word!

adjective
of or relating to the reign of Edward VII.
reflecting the opulence or self-satisfaction characteristic of this reign.
noting or pertaining to the castle architecture of Edward I.
noun
a person who lived during the reign of Edward VII.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "IS" VS. "ARE"
"Is" it time for a new quiz? "Are" you ready? Then prove your excellent skills on using "is" vs. "are."
Question 1 of 7
IS and ARE are both forms of which verb?

Origin of Edwardian

1860–65; Edward (VII, I) + -ian

OTHER WORDS FROM Edwardian

Ed·ward·i·an·ism, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use Edwardian in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Edwardian

Edwardian
/ (ɛdˈwɔːdɪən) /

adjective
denoting, relating to, or having the style of life, architecture, dress, etc, current in Britain during the reign of Edward VII
noun
a person who lived during the reign of Edward VII

Derived forms of Edwardian

Edwardianism, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK