Meaning of “postmodern” in the English Dictionary

american-english dictionary

"postmodern" in British English

See all translations

postmodernadjective

uk /ˌpəʊstˈmɒd.ən/ us /ˌpoʊstˈmɑː.dɚn/ also postmodernist,

relating to postmodernism:

a postmodern building
a postmodernist critique

(Definition of “postmodern” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"postmodern" in American English

See all translations

postmodernadjective

also post-modern us /poʊstˈmɑd·ərn/

involving a view of society or a style in art that is very recent but different from what came immediately before:

The book reassures adherents of postmodern culture that they are on the cutting edge of change.

(Definition of “postmodern” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)