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ahead of the times avant-garde
artist ahead of his or her time avant-garde
positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something avidity , avidness , eagerness , keenness
ahead of before
piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher center , centerfield , center field
forest fire that advances with great speed jumping from crown to crown ahead of the ground fire crown fire
time during which clocks are set one hour ahead of local standard time; widely adopted during summer to provide extra daylight in the evenings daylight-savings time , daylight-saving time , daylight saving , daylight savings
ahead of time early
overtime play until one team is ahead at the end of an inning; e.g. baseball extra innings
seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing farsightedness , foresight , prevision , prospicience
wall of water rushing ahead of the flood floodhead
move ahead steadily forge
sail, triangular, ahead of foremast jib
manner of marching in file in which each person's leg moves with and behind the corresponding leg of the person ahead lockstep
hockey foul for entry into zone ahead of puck offside
practice of keeping one jump ahead of a friend or competitor one-upmanship
escort who rides ahead (as a member of the vanguard) outrider
soldier who goes ahead of a patrol point man
intelligence achieved far ahead of normal developmental schedules precociousness , precocity
market ahead of time presell
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