Examples of avant in a Sentence
readers of this very avant novel should not expect to find much in the way of traditional narrative structure
Recent Examples of avant from the Web
My work at Ars Technica does not regularly involve talking with or about avant-garde musicians.
While members of the avant-garde Kronos Quartet played onstage, for example, neural networks analyzed their expressions in real time, guessing at their emotions.
To celebrate jazz in Detroit and the organization’s 40th year of presenting avant-garde jazz concerts at the Detroit Institute of Arts by commissioning new works for a concert series.
There are countless ways to enjoy Vienna’s varied cuisine—from coffeehouses, to avant-garde restaurants with international flair, to the Viennese beisl.
For a quart recipe, Jake Godby, co-owner of occasionally avant garde (like a foie-gras ice-cream sandwich)Humphry Slocombe, recommends taking eight ounces of beer and simmering it down to four ounces.
The more relevant comparison is the Beoplay A9, another avant-garde speaker popular with fashionable audiophiles.
Palaces (Loving Touch afterparty): Pig & Whiskey’s 2017 lineup is rich in folk, blues and Americana, but Palaces is an act for the avant-garde indie rockers in the audience.
Bigger than the both of us So here’s Hall & Oates, with a run of Billboard Top 40 hits stretching from 1976 to 1988, heavily influenced by Motown and Philly soul but with elements of folk and even some avant-garde touches on their early albums.
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Origin and Etymology of avant
First Known Use: 1965See Words from the same year
Synonymsadvanced, avant-garde, cutting-edge, progressive, state-of-the-art
Related Wordspioneering, revolutionary, trailblazing; alternative, antiestablishment, nontraditional, unconventional, underground; bizarre, far-out, outré, way-out; fresh, new, novel, original; strange, unaccustomed, unfamiliar, unheard-of, unknown, unprecedented; contemporary, current, hot, mod, modern, modernistic, newfangled, new-fashioned, present-day, red-hot, space-age, ultramodern, up-to-date
Near Antonymsconventional, customary, established, orthodox, traditional
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