Dada definition

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A movement (1916-22) in painting, sculpture, and literature characterized by fantastic, abstract, or incongruous creations, by rejection of all accepted conventions, and by nihilistic satire.
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(childish) Father, dad.
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A European artistic and literary movement (1916–1923) that flouted conventional aesthetic and cultural values by producing works marked by nonsense, travesty, and incongruity.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
dada
Plural:
dadas

Origin of dada

  • French dada hobbyhorse, Dada of baby-talk origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition