MEANING: adjective:
1. Prudish; outdated; exaggeratedly proper; hypocritical.
2. Relating to the period of the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901).
3. Relating to ornate architecture, furnishings, etc., characteristic of the period.

ETYMOLOGY: After Queen Victoria of the UK (1819-1901). Earliest documented use: 1839.


VICTO-RICAN - pertaining to the capture of a pirate ship full of plunder

VICTOURIAN - being taken around a famous old London theater

VECTORIAN - 1. having both a magnitude and a direction
2. pertaining to the spread of disease via an intermediate species