Definition of neoprimitive in English:

neoprimitive

adjective

  • Of or relating to neoprimitivism; (Art) characterized by or employing a deliberately simple, naive, or ‘primitive’ style.

noun

  • An artist who works in the neoprimitive style; a practitioner of neoprimitivism.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Isaac Goldberg (1887–1938). From neo- + primitive.

Pronunciation

neoprimitive

/ˌniːə(ʊ)ˈprɪmɪtɪv/