modern

Definition (noun): a contemporary person

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

Definition (adjective): belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages

Example: modern art

Definition (adjective): belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages

Example: modern furniture

Definition (adjective): belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages

Example: modern history

Definition (adjective): belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages

Example: totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric

Definition (adjective): relating to a recently developed fashion or style

Example: their offices are in a modern skyscraper

Definition (adjective): relating to a recently developed fashion or style

Example: tables in modernistic designs

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

Definition (adjective): ahead of the times

Example: the advanced teaching methods

Definition (adjective): ahead of the times

Example: had advanced views on the subject

Definition (adjective): ahead of the times

Example: a forward-looking corporation

Definition (adjective): ahead of the times

Example: is British industry innovative enough?

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

Example: Modern English

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

Example: New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew

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