Pronunciation: (mid'vik-tôr'ē-un, -tōr'-),[key] —adj. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the middle portion (about 1850 to 1890) of the reign of Queen Victoria (reigned 1837–1901) in England: mid-Victorian writers.
—n. 1. a person, as a writer, belonging to the mid-Victorian time.
2. a person of mid-Victorian tastes, standards, ideas, etc.