mod con

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noun \ˌmäd-ˈkän\

Definition of mod con

chiefly British

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of mod con

from mod. conoun, abbreviation for modern convenience



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