Meaning of MOD in English


mod 1

/mod/ , adj.

1. very modern; up-to-date; being in the vanguard in style, dress, etc.

2. ( sometimes cap. ) of or pertaining to a style of dress of the 1960s, typified by miniskirts, bell-bottom trousers, boots, and bright colors and patterns.


3. a person who is in the vanguard in style, dress, etc.

4. ( sometimes cap. ) a British teenager of the 1960s who affected a very neat, sophisticated appearance and wore fancy clothing inspired by Edwardian dress.

[ 1955-60; shortened form of MODERN ]

mod 2

/mod/ , n. Informal.


[ by shortening ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .