Definition of futuristic in English:



  • 1Having or involving very modern technology or design.

    ‘a swimming pool and futuristic dome’
    • ‘The brief given to the students was to ‘design a futuristic costume created out of waste material’.’
    • ‘This year the challenge was to design an innovative and futuristic solution for winter warmth.’
    • ‘He moves in next door and begins writing sci-fi novels about a futuristic city called 2046.’
    • ‘Then it was a modern marvel in a futuristic building.’
    • ‘They are also designing futuristic homes for the Qatari royal family.’
    • ‘The exhibition features detailed but unrealised designs for futuristic new ways of living and utopian ideals of the perfect living space.’
    • ‘The adults expected them to choose the photo of a modern, futuristic bike.’
    • ‘It gets its sleek, futuristic look from its aerodynamic design, and that carries over into the inside.’
    • ‘This state-of-the-art facility is so futuristic it is unbelievably superior to any facility in the world.’
    • ‘Obviously, a movie that features futuristic technology and mutants with spectacular powers is going to be heavy with special effects.’
    • ‘Whether it will be retro, modern, futuristic or even Moorish is not clear, but it's a safe bet that it will be achingly stylish.’
    • ‘Now designs for the futuristic development are set to follow shortly, subject to approval from city planning officers.’
    • ‘All our futuristic website templates are the best of their kind.’
    • ‘Practically all futuristic templates are user friendly and can be modified according to your specific needs.’
    • ‘All our futuristic templates come with many value added features that can be added as part of customization.’
    • ‘Modern lines and daring new looks can all contribute to futuristic clothes trends.’
    • ‘You just have to look at it to see it is still modern and futuristic while utilising all available space.’
    • ‘This futuristic robot technology could soon revolutionise surgery for hundreds of patients in Yorkshire.’
    • ‘It is basically the use of futuristic technology to introduce children to music in bold and innovative ways.’
    • ‘At one point of time, all the jewels on display are futuristic in design, even to the point of appearing bizarre to the uninitiated.’
    original, innovatory, innovational, new, novel, fresh, unconventional, unorthodox, off-centre, unusual, unfamiliar, unprecedented, avant-garde, experimental, inventive, ingenious
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    1. 1.1 (of a film or book) set in the future, typically in a world of advanced or menacing technology.
      • ‘As a futuristic, gothic thriller, however, the film is somewhat lacking.’
      • ‘He created this and his other futuristic novels at a time when Europe was slipping into depression, fascism and war.’
      • ‘These events in Chow's life inspire him to write futuristic stories, which are woven elegantly into the fabric of the film.’
      • ‘Because I think he originally conceived of this as three futuristic stories.’
      • ‘But one has to foresee the developments in the future to do a futuristic film.’
      • ‘And believe me, there is nothing schmaltzy about this riveting futuristic film noir thriller.’
      • ‘Futuristic thrillers involving robots can be hit-and-miss affairs.’
      • ‘For Bay, the movie represents an opportunity to direct a futuristic sci-fi thriller, but he insists that it is in no way geeky.’
      revolutionary, avant-garde, futuristic, innovatory, innovative, innovational, trailblazing, pioneering, groundbreaking, disruptive
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  • 2dated Of or characteristic of Futurism.