Definition of ultra-modern in English:



  • Extremely modern; advanced.

    ‘this computer is a high-performance ultra-modern machine’
    • ‘Though largely confined to NHK's Sunday night samurai drama and to reruns on late night television, the samurai film still haunts Japan's ultramodern everyday culture.’
    • ‘When it made the switch from Granada to SubWorld they renovated the lobby and lower lounge in that mad 60s jet-age style, and the contrast between the ultramodern public areas and the oddly archaic theater was part of its charm.’
    • ‘The surroundings range from clubby to ultramodern.’
    • ‘She works in an ultramodern public relations firm, and her world contrasts greatly with Kristoffer and Geir's unglamorous job.’
    • ‘Ylang Ylang is at Saba Bai, 15 minutes north of the popular resort town of Sanur, and is unusual in being built in an ultramodern style.’
    • ‘The building was designed by an American architect and features an ultramodern, snow-white exterior embedded with thin strips of multicolored lights.’
    • ‘With a catchy chorus, jangly guitar and staccato drumbeats, this track sounds both ultramodern and nostalgic all at once.’
    • ‘The refurbished original building houses a bistro and to-go counter, and a new, ultramodern north wing encloses the posh and excellent Sutro's restaurant.’
    • ‘Then there's also the new, ultramodern Sony store - the biggest in Italy!’
    • ‘Depending on where you roam, your transportation may range from the ultramodern, like the high-speed trains of Japan, to the traditional, like the eccentric jitneys of the Philippines or the gondolas of Venice.’
    • ‘The hotel has just 15 rooms, all with ultramodern, minimalist decor: it's an Asian-Italian fusion in Central America.’
    • ‘The projects Eck chose for the book are not ultramodern or hypertraditional in style.’
    • ‘And maybe, I too, was a little worried about the performance: an ultramodern and forward-looking interpretation of a tragicomedy about emotional desperation.’
    • ‘Straw bales for building material, solar cells for power; ancient mixes with ultramodern with sustainability as the common denominator.’
    • ‘The Rice Center hired a Boston PhD, who told Amdall that he had a perfect model for predicting ridership: the elevated, automated, very ultramodern Detroit People Mover.’
    • ‘The 1.2 acre former Tedcastles' coal-yard is to be transformed into an ultramodern 7,300 square metres of high-technology office space and apartments.’
    • ‘The Filth is a gorgeously well-appointed book, boasting ultramodern design, mad ideas on every page and some of the most eye-poppingly tasty art this side of the Tate.’
    • ‘Not for its ultramodern architecture; we have suburban office parks from Tampa to Tacoma that can match it for glitz.’
    • ‘Extendable tables should have easy-to-use mechanisms and don't have to be ultramodern.’
    • ‘He likes to point out to visitors that he can see no fewer than three ancient castles from his office atop the company's ultramodern new headquarters in Bonn.’
    futuristic, ahead of its time, ahead of one's time, avant-garde, modernistic, advanced, progressive, forward-looking, up to the minute
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