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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.
He had done well in Mods, much to the surprise of those who attended lectures and took proper exercise, and was now glancing disdainfully at Chinese in case he should some day consent to qualify as a Student Interpreter.
The Skype Mod will let users directly make Skype calls, as the service is now integrated within the phone dialer.
It said it was "entirely unacceptable" that MPs had to wait for the MoD to publish its supplementary estimates later in the year before they were given any idea of the costs involved.
The M200A1 trailer must be upgraded by your direct support like it says in TB 9-2330-323-30 for the MICLIC to be MOD 3.
With attaches rotating annually, and no officer to run security assistance functions, it was difficult for both the embassy and the Ministry of Defense to formalize a security assistance program or to maintain continuity with MoD during the long process of developing an FMS case.
All of Hershewe and his friends' characters carry a MOD tattoo on their upper arms and a MOD insignia on their belt buckle.
This 5-inch 62-caliber Mk 45 Mod 4 includes strengthened gun and mount subsystems, advanced control system enhancement, a modern touch-screen user interface and a low maintenance gun shield.
Bethesda also said Sony was blocked it from providing mod support on PS4.
Lenovo also announced a $1 million funding program for Moto Mod makers.
MR04 MOD 9, NSN 1010-01-412-3159 see MK19 HMMWV Pedestal entry for specifics)