The whole position was Gilbertian beyond the wildest dreams of that genius.
When he made "Society" rhyme with "Propriety," he thought he was getting to be Gilbertian.
The situation may savour a little of the Gilbertian, but it is sufficiently serious for the families involved.
There was something so "Gilbertian" in the idea of a prisoner acting as his own jailer!
There is a Gilbertian humour in the go-as-you-please style in which prisoners are treated.
The question of toasts, too, and the light in which the university held them, was Gilbertian.
This last is on the old lines of "palmy-day" burlesque, and has not much in it that is characteristically Gilbertian.
In the dialogue, however, one comes across an occasional passage which strikes one as quite Gilbertian in its cynicism.
These complications were getting exceedingly Gilbertian in character.
His plays are full of modern odds and ends, and in form are anything from the Robertsonian comedy to the Gilbertian extravaganza.