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mod

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noun \ˈmäd\

Definition of mod

  1. :  one who wears modern clothes

Origin and Etymology of mod

probably from 2mod


First Known Use: 1960


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mod

adjective

Definition of mod

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or being the characteristic style of 1960s British youth culture

  2. 2 :  hip, trendy

Examples of mod in a sentence

  1. <the young artist's converted loft is decorated in a self-consciously mod style>

  2. <a chichi boutique for mod dressers with deep pockets>

Origin and Etymology of mod

short for modern


First Known Use: 1964


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mod

abbreviation

Definition of mod

  1. 1 moderate

  2. 2 modification; modified

  3. 3 modulo; modulus




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