Simple Definition of new wave
: a movement in which a group of people introduce new styles or ideas in art, music, politics, etc.
New Wave : a style of rock music that was popular especially in the 1970s and 1980s, has a strong beat, and uses many electronic instruments (such as keyboards)
: a modern style of art, film, or fashion that tries to be very different or unusual often in a shocking way
Full Definition of new wave
1 : a cinematic movement that is characterized by improvisation, abstraction, and subjective symbolism and that often makes use of experimental photographic techniques
2 : a new movement in a particular field
3 : popular music less raw than punk rock and typically including unconventional melodies, exaggerated beats, and quirky lyrics
4 : dernier cri; especially : fashion that is strikingly outrageous
Examples of new wave
people who listened to punk, New Wave, or disco
First Known Use of new wave
Rhymes with new wave
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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "new wave"
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