avant-gardist
noun see avant-garde I

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  • avant-gardist — avant garde ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (in the arts) new and experimental. ► NOUN (the avant garde) ▪ avant garde ideas or artists. DERIVATIVES avant gardism noun avant gardist noun. ORIGIN French, vanguard …   English terms dictionary

  • avant-gardist — avant gard·ist …   English syllables

  • avant-gardist — noun A person who is avant garde or espouses avant garde points of view …   Wiktionary

  • avant-gardist — See avant gardism. * * * …   Universalium

  • avant gardist — person who develops new or experimental concepts …   English contemporary dictionary

  • avant-gardist — …   Useful english dictionary

  • avant-garde — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (in the arts) new and experimental. ► NOUN (the avant garde) ▪ avant garde ideas or artists. DERIVATIVES avant gardism noun avant gardist noun. ORIGIN French, vanguard …   English terms dictionary

  • avant-gardism — avant garde ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (in the arts) new and experimental. ► NOUN (the avant garde) ▪ avant garde ideas or artists. DERIVATIVES avant gardism noun avant gardist noun. ORIGIN French, vanguard …   English terms dictionary

  • avant-garde — avant gardist, n. /euh vahnt gahrd , euh vant , av ahnt , ah vahnt /; Fr. /ann vahonn gannrddd /, n. 1. the advance group in any field, esp. in the visual, literary, or musical arts, whose works are characterized chiefly by unorthodox and… …   Universalium

  • avant-garde — [ə vänt΄gärd′, ä΄vänt΄gärd′, a΄vänt΄gärd′; ] Fr [ ȧ vän gȧrd′] n. [Fr, lit., advance guard] the leaders in new or unconventional movements, esp. in the arts; vanguard adj. of such movements, ideas, etc. avant gardism n. avant gardist n …   English World dictionary

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