the wave of the future

Definition of the wave of the future

:an idea, product, way of thinking, etc., that will become very popular in the future
  • These new video games are the wave of the future.

Word by Word Definitions

wave play
  1. : to motion with the hands or with something held in them in signal or salute

  2. : to float, play, or shake in an air current : move loosely to and fro : flutter

  3. : to move in waves : heave

  1. : a moving ridge or swell on the surface of a liquid (as of the sea)

  2. : open water

  3. : a shape or outline having successive curves

  1. : a member of the women's component of the U.S. Navy formed during World War II and discontinued in the 1970s

future play
  1. : that is to be

  2. : of, relating to, or constituting a verb tense expressive of time yet to come

  3. : existing or occurring at a later time

  1. : time that is to come

  2. : what is going to happen

  3. : an expectation of advancement or progressive development


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