Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

suprematism

play
noun, often capitalized su·prem·a·tism \-mə-ˌti-zəm\

Definition of suprematism

  1. :  an early 20th century art movement in Russia producing abstract works featuring flat geometric forms

suprematist

play \-tist\ adjective or noun often capitalized


Origin and Etymology of suprematism

Russian suprematizm, from French suprématie supremacy + Russian -izm -ism


First Known Use: 1933


Learn More about suprematism


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up suprematism? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).