from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Marked by innovation or given to making innovations.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Tending to bring in something new; introducing or tending to introduce innovations; characterized by innovations.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Characterized by, or introducing, innovations.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Characterized by the creation of new ideas or things
  • adjective Forward looking; ahead of current thinking

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective ahead of the times
  • adjective being or producing something like nothing done or experienced or created before


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