Mod vs Smoothie - What's the difference?

mod | smoothie |


As nouns the difference between mod and smoothie

is that mod is (uncountable) an unconventionally modern style of fashionable dress originating in england in the 1960s, characterized by ankle-length black trenchcoats and sunglasses while smoothie is a smooth-talking person.

As a verb mod

is (slang) to modify an object from its original condition, typically for the purposes of individualizing and/or enhancing the performance of the object.

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mod

English

(wikipedia mod)

Synonyms

* (modulus) , modulus

Noun

(en noun)
  • (uncountable) An unconventionally modern style of fashionable dress originating in England in the 1960s, characterized by ankle-length black trenchcoats and sunglasses.
  • (UK) a 1960s British person who dressed in such a style and was interested in modernism and the modern music of the time; the opposite of a rocker.
  • (slang) A modification to an object, computer game, etc., typically for the purpose of individualizing and/or enhancing the performance of the object.
  • (Internet) A moderator, for example on a discussion forum.
  • (computing, informal) A module (file containing a tracker music sequence).
  • * 1992 , "Jordan K. Hubbard", How to convert Amiga mods to Arch?'' (on Internet newsgroup ''comp.sys.acorn )
  • I'd like to convert some of the arch(SIC) mods back into Amiga mods since I don't have the original Amiga versions.
  • * 2003 , Rene T. A. Lysloff, Leslie C. Gay, Jr., Music and Technoculture (page 38)
  • These mods , while usually having the distinctive bleep and beep quality of transistor-generated tones, are often astonishingly creative and rich in expressive nuances.
  • (rock climbing) A moderately difficult route.
  • Moderations: university examinations generally taken in the first year.
  • Usage notes

    In gaming, mods are created by end users whereas such content by the game creators would be labeled an expansion pack.

    Verb

    (modd)
  • (slang) To modify an object from its original condition, typically for the purposes of individualizing and/or enhancing the performance of the object.
  • His friends were particularly impressed with the way he modded his .
  • To moderate; to punish a rule-breaking user on a forum, especially when done by a moderator.
  • Don't break the rules or you'll be modded .

    Synonyms

    * trick, trick out * (to moderate)

    Derived terms

    * moddable * modder

    Anagrams

    * English 4chan slang ----

    smoothie

    Alternative forms

    * (l)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A smooth-talking person.
  • * 2003 , Michael Lydon, Flashbacks: Eyewitness Accounts of the Rock Revolution, 1964-1974 (page 7)
  • True to their reputations, Paul was a smoothie who put a public relations gloss on everything he said, and John was abrasive and sarcastic, speaking his mind and letting the chips fall where they may.
  • A drink made from whole fruit, thus thicker than fruit juice.
  • A member of the mod subculture who is relatively non-violent and wears expensive clothing.
  • * 1987 , John Irwin (quoting Piri Thomas), The Felon
  • The decision to cool myself made the next two years the hardest I had done because it meant being a smoothie and staying out of trouble, which in prison is difficult,
  • * 1999 , Nick Johnstone, Abel Ferrara: The King of New York (page viii)
  • Film Comment's David Chute described him as: "small, stringy and intense, but he's better dressed and groomed (than Ferrara), less of a punk and more of a smoothie ."
  • * 2011 , Gerard DeGroot (quoting Brown), Seventies Unplugged
  • See also

    * thickie