ul·​tra·​con·​tem·​po·​rary ˌəl-trə-kən-ˈtem-pə-ˌrer-ē How to pronounce ultracontemporary (audio)
: very modern or current : extremely contemporary
an ultracontemporary building/design
All-organic purveyor of great teas, packaged with ultracontemporary flair.Eric Grower

Examples of ultracontemporary in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An elegant pier mirror propped up against the wall in the second parlor complements a Chinoiserie bar cabinet and ultracontemporary fireplace surround and insert. R. Stephanie Bruno, NOLA.com, 1 Oct. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ultracontemporary was in 1917

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“Ultracontemporary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultracontemporary. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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