Dada

noun
Da·​da | \ ˈdä-(ˌ)dä How to pronounce Dada (audio) \

Definition of Dada

: a movement in art and literature based on deliberate irrationality and negation of traditional artistic values also : the art and literature produced by this movement

First Known Use of Dada

1918, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Dada

French

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“Dada.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dada. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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