Modern

Definition of Modern

Mod´ern
a.1.Of or pertaining to the present time, or time not long past; late; not ancient or remote in past time; of recent period; as, modern days, ages, or time; modern authors; modern fashions; modern taste; modern practice.
2.New and common; trite; commonplace.
We have our philosophical persons, to make modern and familiar, things supernatural and causeless.
- Shak.
Modern English
See the Note under English.
n.1.A person of modern times; - opposed to ancient.

Related Words

Young Turk, a la mode, actual, advanced, all the rage, all the thing, arriviste, as is, avant-garde, being, brand-new, bright young man, chic, coincident, comer, concomitant, concurrent, contemporaneous, existent, existing, extant, far out, fashionable, fledgling, forward-looking, hip, hot, immanent, immediate, in, in fashion, in style, in vogue, instant, late, latest, latter, mod, modern generation, modern man, modernist, modernistic, modernized, modernizer, neologism, neologist, neology, neonate, neoteric, neoterism, neoterist, new, new generation, new man, new-fashioned, newfangled, newfashioned, nouveau riche, novus homo, now, parvenu, popular, present, present-age, present-day, present-time, prevailing, prevalent, progressive, rising generation, running, smart, streamlined, stripling, stylish, that be, that is, topical, trendy, twentieth-century, ultra-ultra, ultramodern, up-to-date, up-to-datish, up-to-the-minute, upstart, way out, with it
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