AskDefine | Define mod

Dictionary Definition

mod adj : relating to a recently developed fashion or style; "their offices are in a modern skyscraper"; "tables in modernistic designs"; [syn: modern, modernistic] n : a British teenager or young adult in the 1960s; noted for their clothes consciousness and opposition to the rockers

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

from modern

Pronunciation

mod
  1. moderate, as in: low, moderate, high
  2. A moderator
  3. modulus

Noun

  1. An unconventionally modern style of fashionable dress originating in England in the 1960s, characterized by ankle-length black trenchcoats and sunglasses.
  2. A person who dresses in such a style.
  3. A modification to an object, typically for the purpose of individualizing and/or enhancing the performance of the object.

Verb

  1. To modify an object from its original condition, typically for the purposes of individualizing and/or enhancing the performance of the object.
    His friends were particularly impressed with the way he modded his Ruckus.
  2. To moderate; to punish a rule-breaking user on a forum, esp. when done by a moderator.
    Don't break the rules or you'll be modded.

Synonyms

Derived terms

Danish

Noun

mod

Preposition

mod

Old English

Etymology

*|mōþa-, from *|mē-, *|mō-. Cognate with Old High German muot (German Mut), Old Saxon mōd (Dutch moed), Old Norse móðr ‘anger, grief’ (Swedish mod), Gothic 𐌼𐍉𐌸𐍃 ‘anger, emotion’. The IE root was also the source of Greek and Latin mos.

Pronunciation

/moːd/

Noun

Derived terms

Declension

Descendants

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

mod

Extensive Definition

Mod or mods may refer to:
In culture and music:
In computing:
Other

See also

mod in Danish: Mod
mod in German: Mod
mod in Spanish: Mod
mod in Esperanto: MOD
mod in French: Mod
mod in Korean: MOD
mod in Italian: MOD
mod in Dutch: Mod
mod in Japanese: MOD
mod in Norwegian: MOD
mod in Polish: Mod
mod in Russian: Мод (значения)
mod in Slovenian: Mod

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

a la mode, advanced, all the rage, all the thing, avant-garde, contemporary, current, far out, fashionable, forward-looking, hip, in, in fashion, in style, in vogue, modern, modernistic, modernized, modish, new, newfashioned, now, popular, present-day, present-time, prevalent, progressive, smart, streamlined, trendy, twentieth-century, ultra-ultra, ultramodern, up-to-date, up-to-datish, up-to-the-minute, way out
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