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  • noun A subgenre of speculative fiction, based on the technology and society of the atomic era.

Etymologies

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atom +‎ -punk

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  • Another -punk word: 'I think that the 20th century's love for 19th-century technology is going to be matched by the 21st century's love of corny 20th-century technology. We're going to see Atompunk.'

    November 2, 2007