Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: elizabethan
IPA transcription: [,ɛlɪzəb'iθən]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Elizabethan
    Meaning: of or relating to Elizabeth I of England or to the age in which she ruled as queen; "Elizabethan music"
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Elizabethan
    Meaning: a person who lived during the reign of Elizabeth I; "William Shakespeare was an Elizabethan"
Usage examples
  • It seemed more likely that another motive (one strangely Elizabethan) was the cause of it.
  • The cut, which is very rough, heads a bacchanalian ballad characteristic of the Elizabethan period, called "A Knotte of Good Fellows," and beginning:
  • But for a centre of adventure I choose the Long Walk; it beckoned me somewhat as the North-West Passage beckoned my seafaring ancestors--the buccaneering mariners of Elizabethan Devon.