Associations to the word «Dada»
DADA, noun. (childish) (countable) Father, dad.
DADA, noun. (informal) (uncountable) (South-east Asia) illegal drugs.
DADA, noun. A cultural movement that began in Zürich, Switzerland during World War I and peaked from 1916 to 1920. The movement primarily involved visual arts, literature (mainly poetry), theatre, and graphic design, and was characterized by nihilism, deliberate irrationality, disillusionment, cynicism, chance, randomness, and the rejection of the prevailing standards in art.
DADA, noun. An informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk.
DADA, noun. A nihilistic art movement (especially in painting) that flourished in Europe early in the 20th century; based on irrationality and negation of the accepted laws of beauty.
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