Definition of futurama
: a preview of something that is not yet a reality : indication of potential a model, a full-scale futurama of what a democratic city should be — Alden Stevens
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of futurama
from Futurama, an exhibit at the New York World's Fair (1939–40)
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up futurama? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).