One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Originally: a person living in the latter or most recent part of the Victorian period. Later: a person whose values, attitudes, or behaviour hark back to, or are reminiscent or suggestive of, those of the Victorian era.
Resembling, reviving, or reminiscent of, the Victorian era.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Arnold Bennett (1867–1931), writer. From neo- + Victorian.
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