Definition of modernistic in US English:



  • See modernist

    • ‘Like so many fashionably modernistic productions, this one comes across as gimmicky, born of a desire to shock in order to shake up conventional morality.’
    • ‘During the Second World War an elaborate, modernistic and experimental magazine called Angry Penguins was issued for a while in Australia.’
    • ‘Team members made copious lists on large charts, which were impressive, modernistic art forms in vibrant script and colors.’
    • ‘We are presented with a modernistic cityscape on which are mounted neon signs that flash the names of cast and crew as the camera pans across it.’
    • ‘But with the onset of the Depression, he saw modernistic commercial photography go out of fashion.’