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Meaning of "neo-noir" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF NEO-NOIR

neo-noir  [ˌniːəʊˈnwɑː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NEO-NOIR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Neo-Noir is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES NEO-NOIR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Neo-noir

Neo-noir is a style often seen in modern motion pictures and other forms that prominently utilize elements of film noir, but with updated themes, content, style, visual elements or media that were absent in films noir of the 1940s and 1950s.

Definition of neo-noir in the English dictionary

The definition of neo-noir in the dictionary is set in contemporary modern times, but showing characteristics of a film noir, in plot or style.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH NEO-NOIR


armoire
ɑːmˈwɑː
baignoire
ˈbenwɑː
Beninois
ˌbɛniːˈnwɑː
boudoir
ˈbuːdwɑː
bourgeois
ˈbʊəʒwɑː
Chihuahua
tʃɪˈwɑːwɑː
devoir
ˈdevwɑː
devoirs
dəˈvwɑː
Dubois
djuːˈbwɑː
fatwa
ˈfætwɑː
Kwa
kwɑː
memoir
ˈmɛmwɑː
noir
nwɑː
peignoir
ˈpeɪnwɑː
Renoir
ˈrɛnwɑː
repertoire
ˈrɛpəˌtwɑː
reservoir
ˈrɛzəˌvwɑː
Seychellois
ˌseɪʃɛlˈwɑː
tous-les-mois
ˌtuːleɪˈmwɑː
wawa
ˈwɑːˌwɑː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NEO-NOIR

neo-catastrophism
neo-con
neo-conservatism
neo-conservative
Neo-Darwinian
Neo-Darwinism
neo-fascism
neo-fascist
Neo-Lamarckian
Neo-Lamarckism
Neo-Latin
Neo-Melanesian
neo-Nazi
neo-Nazism
neo-orthodox
neo-orthodoxy
Neo-Platonic
Neo-Platonism
Neo-Platonist
neoanthropic

WORDS THAT END LIKE NEO-NOIR

abattoir
au revoir
Beauvoir
choir
coir
couloir
de Beauvoir
Eure-et-Loir
film noir
gospel choir
grattoir
loir
male-voice choir
Pinot Noir
pochoir
preach to the choir
remontoir
rouge et noir
terroir
trottoir

Synonyms and antonyms of neo-noir in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «neo-noir» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NEO-NOIR

Find out the translation of neo-noir to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of neo-noir from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «neo-noir» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

新黑色
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

neo - noir
570 millions of speakers

English

neo-noir
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नव नॉई
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الجدد نوير
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

нео - нуар
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

neo -noir
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নব্য নাত্সীবাদ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

néo-noir
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Neo-Nazism
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Neo-Noir
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ネオ·ノワール
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

네오 느와르
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Neo-Nazism
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

neo- noir
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நாசிசத்தைப்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नव-नाझीवाद
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Neo-Nazizm
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

neo - noir
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

neo - noir
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

нео - нуар
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

neo- noir
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

neo - noir
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

neo- noir
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

neo - noir
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

neo - noir
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of neo-noir

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NEO-NOIR»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NEO-NOIR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about neo-noir

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NEO-NOIR»

Discover the use of neo-noir in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to neo-noir and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Philosophy of Neo-Noir
The essays collected in The Philosophy of Neo-Noir explore the philosophical implications of neo-noir touchstones such as Blade Runner, Chinatown, Reservoir Dogs, Memento, and the films of the Coen brothers.
Mark T. Conard, 2007
2
Neo-noir: the new film noir style from Psycho to Collateral
This reference work will be a valuable resource for film scholars and fans who wish to explore the ever-evolving aspects of _Neo-Noir_ cinema.
Ronald Schwartz, 2005
3
Neo-Noir
This wide-ranging collection maps out the terrain, combining genre, stylistic and textual analysis with Marxist, feminist, psychoanalytic and industrial approaches.
Mark Bould, Kathrina Glitre, Greg Tuck, 2009
4
Detours and Lost Highways: A Map of Neo-Noir
EDetours and Lost HighwaysE begins with the Orson Welles film ETouch of EvilE (1958) which featured Welles both behind and in front of the camera.
Foster Hirsch, 2004
5
Neo-Noir: Contemporary Film Noir from Chinatown to the Dark ...
Beginning by showing how neo-noirs have drawn upon contemporary social and historical events as well as the latest technological advances in filmmaking, this book then discusses the landmark neo-noirs, the cult auteur figures of neo-noir, ...
Douglas Keesey, 2010
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John Dahl and Neo-Noir: Examining Auteurism and Genre
Dahl is rightly recognized for his directorial vision and his creative style. His approach to film direction, and his distinctiveness of vision, is thoroughly explored in the book.
Paul Monaco, 2010
7
Film Noir: From Berlin to Sin City
Iconic and enduring, film noir attracted great stars (Bogart, Bacall, Mitchum, Lancaster), many of the best directors of the era (Wilder, Lang, Preminger, Hawks, Siodmak, Welles) and this book is an indispensible guide to this popular genre ...
Mark Bould, 2013
8
Historical Dictionary of Film Noir
The Historical Dictionary of Film Noir is a comprehensive guide that ranges from 1940 to present day neo-noir.
Andrew Spicer, 2010
9
The New Black: A Neo-Noir Anthology
The New Black is a collection of twenty neo-noir stories exemplifying the best authors currently writing in this dark sub-genre.
Paul Tremblay, Stephen Graham Jones, Lindsay Hunter, 2014
10
The Philosophy of Film Noir
From The Maltese Falcon (1941) to Touch of Evil (1958), the classic film noir is easily recognizable for its unusual lighting, sinister plots, and feeling of paranoia. For critics and fans alike, these films defined an era.
Mark T. Conard, Robert Porfirio, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NEO-NOIR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term neo-noir is used in the context of the following news items.
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Jake Gyllenhaal got punched out and trained until he puked in …
Jake Gyllenhaal is no stranger to grinding physical hardship in pursuit of dramatic excellence. For his acclaimed turn in neo-noir pot boiler ... «Entertainment Weekly, Jul 15»
2
THROWBACK THURSDAY NICK CLEMENT FILES A MINORITY …
Like the best neo-noir science fiction hybrids (Dark City comes to mind), MINORITY REPORT knows exactly when to riff on genre while ... «MovieViral, Jul 15»
3
16 Movies that Share the Same Title and Not Much Else
But there once was another Twilight film, a neo-noir detective thriller made in 1998 that didn't do well at the box office, as it was even ... «IFC, Jul 15»
4
Top 5 Political Films at Fantasia Film Festival
A psychological neo-noir thriller, Marshland was awarded 10 Goya Awards, the equivalent of Spain's Academy Awards. The film perfectly ... «The Link, Jul 15»
5
"Bad Blood" Deserves VMA Video Of The Year & Here Are 9 …
... and its Kill Bill-like fight in the snow—not to mention its many neo-noir flourishes, the most enjoyable of which is Dunham's 'Lucky Fiori' toking ... «Bustle, Jul 15»
6
'Blade Runner 2' Updates: Ryan Gosling, Denis Villeneuve and …
It was best remembered as having distinctive melancholic visual elements and hallmarks of the neo-noir genre (coined from film noir). 'Blade ... «Venture Capital Post, Jul 15»
7
New South African Production Joint Venture to Develop & Produce …
The Award winning director and executive producer of the critically acclaimed South African neo-noir "Of Good Report" (winner of 7 SAFTAs in ... «Indie Wire, Jul 15»
8
PHOTOS: Patricia Velasquez Is a Neo-Noir Star in 'Guys Reading …
The Venezuelan model and actress, known for her role as Anck-Su-Namun in The Mummy Returns, is breathtaking in these exclusive ... «Advocate.com, Jul 15»
9
Taking 'Tribe' down a mean street
She'll co-produce Slaboshpytskiy's next film, “Luxembourg,” which he described as a neo-noir set in the nuclear wasteland of Chernobyl's ... «Boston Globe, Jul 15»
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20 Best Movies on Netflix: 'Pulp Fiction', 'Django Unchained', 'The …
The two-time Academy Award winning 1996 American neo-noir black comedy crime film was quite a masterpiece from the Coen brothers. «International Business Times, India Edition, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Neo-Noir [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/neo-noir>. Apr 2020 ».
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