new wave
noun Usage: often capitalized N&W Date: 1960 1. a cinematic movement that is characterized by improvisation, abstraction, and subjective symbolism and that often makes use of experimental photographic techniques 2. a new movement in a particular field 3. popular music less raw than punk rock and typically including unconventional melodies, exaggerated beats, and quirky lyrics 4. dernier cri; especially fashion that is strikingly outrageous • new-wave adjectivenew waver noun

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