/vahg near"ee euhn/, adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Richard Wagner or his works: Wagnerian grandeur; a Wagnerian soprano.
2. Also, Wagnerite /vahg"neuh ruyt'/. a follower or admirer of the music or theories of Richard Wagner.
[1870-75; WAGNER + -IAN]

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