Definitions for Modern

Definitions for (noun) Modern

Main entry: modern, modern font, Bodoni, Bodoni font

Definition: a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes

Main entry: modern

Definition: a contemporary person

Definitions for (adj) Modern

Main entry: modern

Definition: characteristic of present-day art and music and literature and architecture

Main entry: New, Modern

Definition: used of a living language; being the current stage in its development

Usage: Modern English; New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew

Main entry: mod, modern, modernistic

Definition: relating to a recently developed fashion or style

Usage: their offices are in a modern skyscraper; tables in modernistic designs;

Main entry: modern

Definition: belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages

Usage: modern art; modern furniture; modern history; totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric

Main entry: modern, advanced, forward-looking, innovative

Definition: ahead of the times

Usage: the advanced teaching methods; had advanced views on the subject; a forward-looking corporation; is British industry innovative enough?

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