Definitions For Modern

noun

  • 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

adjective

  • 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

adjective

  • 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

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
11

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

Look up a Word

Search the dictionary for definitions, synonyms, antonyms, rhymes, and more!