Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
simplyn2deep
1_million_words

Word of the Day 06/06/21 Avant-Garde

Avant-Garde (noun, adjective)
avant-garde [ uh-vahnt-gahrd, uh-vant-, av-ahnt-, ah-vahnt-; French a-vahn-gard ]


noun
1. the advance group in any field, especially in the visual, literary, or musical arts, whose works are characterized chiefly by unorthodox and experimental methods.

adjective
2. of or relating to the experimental treatment of artistic, musical, or literary material.
3. belonging to the avant-garde: an avant-garde composer.
4. unorthodox or daring; radical.

OTHER WORDS FROM AVANT-GARDE
a·vant-gard·ist, noun

WORDS RELATED TO AVANT-GARDE
hip, head, liberal, lead, progressive, beat, radical, vanguard, experimental, innovative, new, new wave, state-of-the-art, leading-edge, pioneering

See synonyms for: avant-garde / avant-gardes on Thesaurus.com

Origin: 1475–85; in sense “vanguard”; < French: literally, fore-guard. See vanguard

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
Tags: daily: word of the day
Subscribe

  • Daily challenge to flipflop_diva

    Well I managed to get 2,692 words written. Not bad since I didn't start till after dinner and the newest episdoe of Walker but I am calling it a…

  • Daily Count reminder

    How is the writing thing going for you? Any bumps or hiccups in remembering the days you're accountable for? If not, great! If so, that's still…

  • Daily Count Challenge to Dreamy

    Well I didn't think I was going to get anything done today - it's been a week and a half and it's only Monday - but I managed to write just under…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments