Definition of “futuristic” - English Dictionary

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“futuristic” in British English

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futuristicadjective

uk /ˌfjuː.tʃəˈrɪs.tɪk/ us /ˌfjuː.tʃəˈrɪs.tɪk/

strange and very modern, or intended or seeming to come from some imagined time in the future:

A futuristic car was on display at the auto show.
Her latest novel is a futuristic thriller, set some time in the late 21st century.

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

“futuristic” in American English

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futuristicadjective

us /ˌfju·tʃəˈrɪs·tɪk/

futuristic adjective (TIME)

relating to the future, or very modern or advanced:

Her latest novel is a futuristic thriller, set in the twenty-first century.
The mall is noted for its futuristic, glass-steel-and-concrete construction.

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