mod con

noun \ ˌmäd-ˈkän \

Definition of mod con

chiefly British
:a modern convenience usually used in plural

Examples of mod con in a Sentence

  1. bedrooms at the English country inn are filled with 18th-century charm, while the bathrooms have all the mod cons that 21st-century tourists demand

Recent Examples of mod con from the Web

  • All the mod cons are present (big TVs, iPod docks, walk-in rain showers), and nouvelle Georgia cuisine is the forte at the low-key Kitchen restaurant, with dishes like Georgia line caught mahimahi tacos and chicken lollipops.

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Origin and Etymology of mod con

from mod. conoun, abbreviation for modern convenience

mod con Synonyms



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