- of, relating to, or characteristic of George Bernard Shaw or his works: Shavian humor.
- a specialist in the study of the works of George Bernard Shaw.
- of, relating to, or like George Bernard Shaw, his works, ideas, etc
- an admirer of Shaw or his works
adj.1903, “in the style or manner of George Bernard Shaw” (1856-1950), from Latinized form of his name. An earlier form was Shawian (1894).