Gilbertian

[gil-bur-tee-uh n]

Origin of Gilbertian

First recorded in 1875–80; Gilbert + -ian
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Gilbertian

adjective
  1. characteristic of or resembling the style or whimsical humour of W. S. Gilbert
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