Definitions For Modern


  • A typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
  • A contemporary person
  • A person who has modern ideas, tastes, or attitudes
  • A modern artist or writer


  • Characteristic of present-day art and music and literature and architecture
  • Used of a living language; being the current stage in its development
  • Relating to a recently developed fashion or style
  • Ahead of the times


  • Belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages

Is Modern a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Modern is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Modern in a Sentence

  • Water pollution is a growing problem in the modern world.
  • He's known as the father of modern medicine.
  • The English that was spoken by William Shakespeare is very different from the modern English spoken today.
  • The leaders of the American suffragists were originally regarded by many people as uppity moderns who should have stayed in their place

Synonyms for Modern

Antonyms for Modern

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