: an anti-art movement especially of the late 1950s and the 1960s based on tenets similar to those of Dada but having more interest in the object than Dada claimed to have
broadly : junk art
adjective or noun

Word History


ne- + Dada

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of neo-Dada was in 1961

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“Neo-Dada.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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