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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
Young Turk, a la mode, actual, advanced, all the rage, all the thing, arriviste, as is, avant-garde, being, brand-new, bright young man, chic, coincident, comer, concomitant, concurrent, contemporaneous, contemporary, current, existent, existing, extant, far out, fashionable, fledgling, forward-looking, fresh, hip, hot, immanent, immediate, in, in fashion, in style, in vogue, instant, late, latest, latter, mod, modern generation, modern man, modernist, modernistic, modernized, modernizer, modish, neologism, neologist, neology, neonate, neoteric, neoterism, neoterist, new, new generation, new man, new-fashioned, newfangled, newfashioned, nouveau riche, novel, novus homo, now, parvenu, popular, present, present-age, present-day, present-time, prevailing, prevalent, progressive, recent, rising generation, running, smart, streamlined, stripling, stylish, that be, that is, topical, trendy, twentieth-century, ultra-ultra, ultramodern, up-to-date, up-to-datish, up-to-the-minute, upstart, way out, with it
Dictionary Results for modern:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages;
           "modern art"; "modern furniture"; "modern history";
           "totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric" [ant:
    2: relating to a recently developed fashion or style; "their
       offices are in a modern skyscraper"; "tables in modernistic
       designs"; [syn: mod, modern, modernistic]
    3: characteristic of present-day art and music and literature
       and architecture
    4: ahead of the times; "the advanced teaching methods"; "had
       advanced views on the subject"; "a forward-looking
       corporation"; "is British industry innovative enough?" [syn:
       advanced, forward-looking, innovative, modern]
    5: used of a living language; being the current stage in its
       development; "Modern English"; "New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew"
       [syn: Modern, New]
    n 1: a contemporary person
    2: a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista
       Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs
       and heavy downstrokes [syn: modern, modern font,
       Bodoni, Bodoni font] [ant: old style, old style font]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Modern \Mod"ern\, n.
   A person of modern times; -- opposed to ancient. --Pope.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Modern \Mod"ern\, a. [F. moderne, L. modernus; akin to modo just
   now, orig. abl. of modus measure; hence, by measure, just
   now. See Mode.]
   1. Of or pertaining to the present time, or time not long
      past; late; not ancient or remote in past time; of recent
      period; as, modern days, ages, or time; modern authors;
      modern fashions; modern taste; modern practice. --Bacon.
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   2. New and common; trite; commonplace. [Obs.]
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            We have our philosophical persons, to make modern
            and familiar, things supernatural and causeless.
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   Modern English. See the Note under English.
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