from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Striving to be modern in appearance or style but lacking taste or refinement; pretentious.
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- adj. of or relating to a popularization of art deco that used bright colors and rectangular shapes
French, modern, from Old French; see modern.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)