English dictionary definition of:



  • a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
  • a contemporary person


  • characteristic of present-day art and music and literature and architecture
  • used of a living language; being the current stage in its development
  • relating to a recently developed fashion or style
  • belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages
  • ahead of the times

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advanced bodoni forward-looking innovative mod modernistic new

Spellzone course content

View spelling list o words and learn about the word modern in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 6. Short vowels e.g. e or ea? o or u? .

Scrabble score for modern

Scrabble score = 9

generated at 05:25:58 on 01-08-19

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