noun, often capitalized
da·​da·​ism | \ ˈdä-(ˌ)dä-ˌi-zəm How to pronounce dadaism (audio) \

Definition of dadaism

: dada

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Other Words from dadaism

dadaist \ ˈdä-​(ˌ)dä-​ˌist How to pronounce dadaist (audio) \ noun or adjective, often capitalized
dadaistic \ ˌdä-​dä-​ˈi-​stik How to pronounce dadaistic (audio) \ adjective, often capitalized

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Glaser's works include a poster for the Ambler Music Festival, an advertisement for the Valentine typewriter sold by Olivetti, and a poster for an exhibition on dadaism and surrealism. Washington Post Staff, Washington Post, "Behind the scenes with influential graphic artists from 50 years ago," 30 May 2018 Deadpool, more than any other Marvel Comics hero, huffs the fumes of plot dadaism, which fits Wilson's eff-the-world attitude to a tee. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, "Deadpool 2 review: Not better, but still enough bloody fun for series fans," 17 May 2018

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First Known Use of dadaism

1918, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dadaism

French dadaïsme

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