HyperDic: avant-garde

English > 2 senses of the word avant-garde:
ADJECTIVEallavant-garde, daringradically new or original
NOUNgroupavant-garde, vanguard, van, new waveany creative group active in the innovation / innovation / innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)
avant-garde > pronunciation
Soundsahvaa'ngaa'rd; ahvaa'ntgaa'rd
Rhymesbackyard ... yard: 51 rhymes with aard...
English > avant-garde: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningradically new or original.
Example"an avant-garde theater piece"
Synonymdaring
BroaderoriginalBeing or productive of something fresh and unusual
English > avant-garde: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningAny creative group active in the innovation / innovation / innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts).
Synonymsvanguard, van, new wave
Broaderartistic movement, art movementA group of artists who agree on general principles / principles
Spanishavant-garde, vanguardia, vanguardismo
Catalanavantguarda

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