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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Something that is manufactured in advance for sale to any purchaser, rather than to order; Something that is manufactured for immediate use; Also: Something that is unoriginal or conventional.

Usage examples (32)
  • My aunt once sent me the "readymade" bhel pack but it all tasted of plastic.
  • Natural stone is perhaps the oldest, most abundant and most durable "readymade" building material, found predominantly in hilly areas.
  • Marcel Duchamp's "readymade" objects, Man Ray's experimental photography and Picabia's unconventional collages revolutionized the art world.
  • Actress Mugdha Godse feels she has a 'readymade' body to flaunt a bikini. for more
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