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1. avant-garde

adjective. ['əˈvɑːntˈgɑːrd, əˈvɑːnˈgɑːrd'] radically new or original.

Synonyms

  • daring

Antonyms

  • uncreative
  • unoriginality

Etymology

  • avant-garde (French)
  • avant (French)

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Rhymes with Avant Garde

  • alard
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  • ard
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  • bedard
  • belgard
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  • berard
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  • billard
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  • bolyard
  • bombard
  • bongard

How do you pronounce avant garde?

Pronounce avant garde as əˈvɑnt gɑrd.

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Sentences with avant-garde


1. Noun Phrase
The lovely collection spans over 500 years of art ranging from delicate expressionist pieces to energetic avant garde.

Quotes about avant-garde


1. It's high time for the art world to admit that the avant-garde is dead. It was killed by my hero, Andy Warhol, who incorporated into his art all the gaudy commercial imagery of capitalism (like Campbell's soup cans) that most artists had stubbornly scorned*time for the art world to admit that the avant-garde is dead. It was killed by my hero, Andy Warhol, who incorporated into his art all the gaudy commercial imagery of capitalism (like Campbell's soup cans) that most artists had stubbornly scorned.
*- Camille Paglia


2. avant-garde

noun. ['əˈvɑːntˈgɑːrd, əˈvɑːnˈgɑːrd'] any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts).

Synonyms

  • art movement
  • new wave
  • van
  • vanguard

Antonyms

  • last
  • secondary
  • derived
  • timid

Etymology

  • avant-garde (French)
  • avant (French)
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