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Of recent origin; modern.

[Late Latin neōtericus, from Greek neōterikos, from neōteros, younger, comparative of neos, new; see newo- in Indo-European roots.]


belonging to a new fashion or trend; modern: a neoteric genre.
a new writer or philosopher
[C16: via Late Latin from Greek neōterikos young, fresh, from neoteros younger, more recent, from neos new, recent]
ˌneoˈterically adv


(ˌni əˈtɛr ɪk)

modern; new; recent.
[1590–1600; < Late Latin neōtericus new, modern < Greek neōterikós young, youthful, derivative of neṓter(os) younger]
ne`o•ter′i•cal•ly, adv.


- Used to describe a person, especially an author, it means one belongs to modern/recent times—but it might also refer to a person having a modern outlook or new ideas; when used of things, it indicates that they are modern, new, or recent.
See also related terms for recent.


a modern person; one accepting new ideas and practices.
See also: Ideas
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Tolika's Pangosmio lexiko tis mousikis: Historia, mousikologia, erga, prosopa, nees taseis, archaiotita, Vyzantio, Anagennisi, neoteroi chronoi, sygchronos kosmos, 2nd ed.
Los liricos latinos, conocidos como neoteroi o poetae novi, presentaron una nueva percepcion de las cualidades femeninas deseables en una mujer.
the term hoi neoteroi, given to them by Cicero) (Johnson 2007:175).