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Avant-garde (French, “advance guard” or “vanguard”) Displaying ultramodernism or experimental style, especially in art or literature. Behaviour, work, music etc that is off the hook, fresh, original, plain funny or even weird. The term was originally used to describe the foremost part of an army advancing into battle (vanguard) and now applied to any group that considers itself innovative and ahead of the majority.