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mod 1

 (mŏd)
n.
An unconventionally modern style of fashionable dress originating in England in the 1960s.
adj.
1. In or characteristic of this unconventionally modern style.
2. Fashionably up-to-date, especially in style, design, or dress.

[After the Mods, name of several gangs of English youths in the 1960s, short for modern.]

mod 2

abbr. Mathematics
modulus

mod

(mɒd)
n
(Sociology)
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]

mod

(mɒd)
n
1. (Music, other) an annual Highland Gaelic meeting with musical and literary competitions
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) an annual Highland Gaelic meeting with musical and literary competitions
[C19: from Gaelic mòd assembly, from Old Norse; related to moot]

mod

(mɒd) maths
abbreviation for
(Mathematics) modulus

MOD

(in Britain) abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Ministry of Defence

mod

(mɒd)

adj.
1. very modern in style, dress, etc.
2. (sometimes cap.) of or pertaining to a style of dress of the 1960s, typified by miniskirts, bell-bottom trousers, and boots.
n.
3. a person who is mod.
4. (sometimes cap.) a British teenager of the 1960s who affected Edwardian dress.
[1955–60; shortened form of modern]

mod.

1. moderate.
2. modern.
3. modification.

mod

Music produced by British bands of the 1960s in the style of American R&B.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mod - a British teenager or young adult in the 1960smod - a British teenager or young adult in the 1960s; noted for their clothes consciousness and opposition to the rockers
mods - a youth subculture that began in London in the early 1960s; a working-class movement with highly stylized dress and short hair; listened to rhythm and blues music and travelled on motor scooters
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
adolescent, stripling, teen, teenager - a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity
Adj.1.mod - relating to a recently developed fashion or stylemod - relating to a recently developed fashion or style; "their offices are in a modern skyscraper"; "tables in modernistic designs";
fashionable, stylish - being or in accordance with current social fashions; "fashionable clothing"; "the fashionable side of town"; "a fashionable cafe"

mod

adjective
1. Being or in accordance with the current fashion:
Informal: classy, in, sharp, snappy, swish, tony, trendy.
Slang: with-it.
2. Characteristic of recent times or informed of what is current:
Translations

MOD

N ABBR (Brit) =Ministry of DefenceMin. de D.

mod

adj (dated sl)modern, poppig (inf)
n (dated sl) modisch gekleideter Halbstarker in den 60er Jahren

mod

[mɒd] n (fam) (person) → mod inv
References in classic literature ?
Ut was a drunken mon's luck, for the Starry Grace wore off afore thot God-Almighty gale wuthout shuppun' a bucket o' watter, the second mate shoutun' orders an' the crew jumpun' like mod.
An' he hut ut again an' again like ut was a mod dog an' hum afeard o' ut.
June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MV Authentics, the original US mod builder, has now launched its latest model: The Deviate.
To help you understand why we thought this was a good idea, our main goals were to allow mod makers the opportunity to work on their mods full time if they wanted to, and to encourage developers to provide better support to their mod communities.
7th Street facility, MOD customers can now order interconnects between clients colocated in Cyberverse, Telx and Equinix data centers in increments of 100MB, 1GB and 10GB speeds.
North-east based supply chain development organisation NDI UK is hosting an event on November 20 at the Village Hotel, Cobalt Business Park, in partnership with the MoD and North Tyneside council.
MK 19 MOD 3 with an adjustable sight bracket resulted from MWO 9-1010-230-50-1.
We now see Mod culture - the music, the clothes, the style - as being 'classic'.
Brown said: "It is a scandal if the MOD refuse to accept responsibility for cleaning up Dalgety Bay once and for all.
Instead of hand wiring and soldering a circuit mod on the tiny lugs of a push-pull pot, PickupBender[TM] contains an entire wiring mod on a compact circuit board that takes the guesswork out of circuit design.
Identified savings are calculated as part of the evaluation process and measured, allowing the MoD to report and analyse all suggestions submitted.