Definition of hypermodern
- What Murphy finds remarkable about SpaceX is its hypermodern corporate culture.
- —Chuck Sweeny
- In a country that's hypermodern in many regards, "Secrets, Objects," shines an uncomfortable spotlight on the still very traditional mores of marriage and the identity of wives vis-a-vis husbands.
- —John Glionna
- Hypermodern chess came into vogue after World War I and posed a real dilemma to the existing classical school of chess theory of: "What to do?"
- —Harold Dondis and Chris Chase
hypermodernismplay \ˌhī-pər-ˈmä-dər-ˌni-zəm\ or hyper-modernism noun
- Indeed, the whole thrust of hypermodernism [in chess] was to lure the opponent forward prematurely, cut off his supply lines and slaughter the arrogant advance units.
- —Robert Byrne
hypermodernistplay \ˌhī-pər-ˈmä-dər-nist\ or hyper-modernist adjective
- I had always known from afar that Halston dressed upscale New York women in clothes so unadorned they were hypermodernist compared to Europe's fanciful fashion.
- —Suzy Menkes
- It boasts a selection of architectural wonders that ranges from surviving railway-boom warehouses to 20th-century modernist buildings to a handful of hyper-modernist structures.
- —Bartley Kives
hypermodernistor hyper-modernist noun, plural hypermodernists or hyper-modernists
- Dedicated hypermodernists don't read the books they intend to collect. They read "reading" copies.
- —Christa Worthington