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(in Britain) abbreviation for
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Ministry of Defence
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]
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
1. (Mathematics) modulus
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.
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