Definition of Tudorbethan in English:

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Tudorbethan

Pronunciation: /ˌtjuːdəˈbiːθ(ə)n/

adjective

(Of a contemporary house or architectural design) imitative of Tudor and Elizabethan styles.
Example sentences
  • A six-year overhaul of a ‘Tudorbethan’ house in Surrey has won a prestigious award for the builder.
  • A vigorous traditionalist, he sustained the late romantic mood and idiom in poems and ‘anciente ballades’ that were fluid, mellifluous, and somewhat fractious, the poetic analogue of ‘Tudorbethan’ architecture.
  • Spanish Mission villas and nostalgic ‘Tudorbethan’ cottages shared a consistent decor, regardless of the economic class for whom they were intended and their scale.

Origin

1930s: blend of Tudor and Elizabethan.

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Line breaks: Tudor|bethan

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