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Definition of "wagnerian" []

  • Of or suggestive of the dramatic musical compositions of Richard Wagner, their massive scale, dramatic and emotional intensity, etc (adjective)
  • Denoting or relating to a singer who has a voice suitable for singing Wagner (adjective)
  • Of or relating to a big, powerful, or domineering woman (adjective)
  • A follower or disciple of the music or theories of Richard Wagner (noun)

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Use "wagnerian" in a sentence
  • "update - ringcycles dq'd for wagnerian excess. woot! woot! wins again with mike web indeed taking 3rd"
  • "i think i may have that one too. they go back and forth between the wagnerian bloat and straight-up prog."