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mod

1 [mod]
adjective
1.
very modern; up-to-date; being in the vanguard in style, dress, etc.
2.
(sometimes initial capital letter) of or pertaining to a style of dress of the 1960s, typified by miniskirts, bell-bottom trousers, boots, and bright colors and patterns.
noun
3.
a person who is in the vanguard in style, dress, etc.
4.
(sometimes initial capital letter) a British teenager of the 1960s who affected a very neat, sophisticated appearance and wore fancy clothing inspired by Edwardian dress.

Origin:
1955–60; shortened form of modern

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mod1 (mɒd)
 
n
(Brit)
 a.  a member of a group of teenagers in the mid-1960s, noted for their clothes-consciousness and opposition to the rockers
 b.  a member of a revived group of this type in the late 1970s and early 1980s, noted for their clothes-consciousness and opposition to the skinheads
 c.  (as modifier): a mod haircut
 
[C20: from modernist]

mod2 (mɒd)
 
n
an annual Highland Gaelic meeting with musical and literary competitions
 
[C19: from Gaelic mòd assembly, from Old Norse; related to moot]

mod3 (mɒd)
 
abbreviation for
modulus

MOD
 
abbreviation for
Ministry of Defence

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Word Origin & History

mod
"tidy, sophisticated teen" (usually contrasted with rocker), 1960, slang shortening of modern.

mod
short for modification, c.1920, originally among aviators.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
mod
modern
MOD
mesiodistocclusal
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