modern

  1. adjective
    relating to a recently developed fashion or style; "their offices are in a modern skyscraper"; "tables in modernistic designs";
  2. adjective
    used of a living language; being the current stage in its development; "Modern English"; "New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew"
  3. adjective
    belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages; "modern art"; "modern furniture"; "modern history"; "totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric"
  4. adjective
    ahead of the times; "the advanced teaching methods"; "had advanced views on the subject"; "a forward-looking corporation"; "is British industry innovative enough?"
  5. adjective
    characteristic of present-day art and music and literature and architecture
  6. noun
    a contemporary person
  7. noun
    a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes