Synonyms and Antonyms of avant

  1. being or employing the latest concepts, styles, or techniques <readers of this very avant novel should not expect to find much in the way of traditional narrative structure> Synonyms advanced, avant-garde, cutting-edge, progressive, state-of-the-art Related Words pioneering, revolutionary, trailblazing; alternative, antiestablishment, nontraditional, unconventional, underground; bizarre, far-out, outré, way-out; fresh, new, novel, original; strange, unaccustomed, unfamiliar, unheard-of, unknown, unprecedented; contemporary, current, hot, mod, modern, modernistic, newfangled, new-fashioned, present-day, red-hot, space-age, ultramodern, up-to-date Near Antonyms conventional, customary, established, orthodox, traditional

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