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MOD

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mod mean? 

MOD (noun)
  The noun MOD has 1 sense:

1. a British teenager or young adult in the 1960s; noted for their clothes consciousness and opposition to the rockers

  Familiarity information: MOD used as a noun is very rare.


MOD (adjective)
  The adjective MOD has 1 sense:

1. relating to a recently developed fashion or style

  Familiarity information: MOD used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MOD (noun)


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Meaning:

A British teenager or young adult in the 1960s; noted for their clothes consciousness and opposition to the rockers

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("mod" is a kind of...):

adolescent; stripling; teen; teenager (a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity)

Domain region:

Britain; GB; Great Britain; U.K.; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland)

Holonyms ("mod" is a member of...):

mods (a youth subculture that began in London in the early 1960s; a working-class movement with highly stylized dress and short hair; listened to rhythm and blues music and travelled on motor scooters)


MOD (adjective)


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Meaning:

Relating to a recently developed fashion or style

Synonyms:

mod; modernistic; modern

Context examples:

their offices are in a modern skyscraper / tables in modernistic designs

Similar:

fashionable; stylish (being or in accordance with current social fashions)


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