new age


1new age

adjective, often capitalized N&A

Definition of NEW AGE

1
:  of, relating to, or being New Age
2
:  contemporary, modern <new age grocery stores>

Examples of NEW AGE

  1. <a kitchen crammed full of new age appliances>

First Known Use of NEW AGE

1949

2new age

noun

Definition of NEW AGE

1
capitalized :  an eclectic group of cultural attitudes arising in late 20th century Western society that are adapted from those of a variety of ancient and modern cultures, that emphasize beliefs (as reincarnation, holism, pantheism, and occultism) outside the mainstream, and that advance alternative approaches to spirituality, right living, and health
2
:  a soft soothing form of instrumental music often used to promote relaxation
New Ager noun
New Agey \-ˈā-jē\ adjective

First Known Use of NEW AGE

1971

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