Edwardian [ed wär′dē ən, -wôr′-]
A portrait of a young Edwardian woman.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
designating or of the reigns of any of the English kings named Edward; specif.,
- designating, or in the style of, the architecture of the period of the first three Edwards
- of or characteristic of the time of Edward VII, esp. with reference to literature, art, and fashion
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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.