Definition of Augustan
connected with or occurring during the reign of the Roman emperor Augustus. relating to or denoting Latin literature of the reign of Augustus, including the works of Virgil, Horace, Ovid, and Livy. relating to or denoting 17th- and 18th-century English literature of a style considered refined and classical, including the works of Pope, Addison, and Swift.
a writer of the (Latin or English) Augustan age.