Definition of new wave noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    new wave

    BrE BrE//ˌnjuː ˈweɪv//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌnuː ˈweɪv//
    [uncountable, singular] Types of film
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  1. 1a group of people who together introduce new styles and ideas in art, music, cinema, etc. one of the most exciting directors of the Australian new wave new wave films See related entries: Types of film
  2. 2 a style of rock music popular in the 1970s
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