all mod cons

All mod cons
If something has all mod cons, it has all the best and most desirable features. It is an abbreviation of 'modern convenience' that was used in house adverts.

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  • All Mod Cons — Infobox Album Name = All Mod Cons Type = Album Artist = The Jam Released = November 3 1978 Recorded = July 4 1978 to August 17 1978 RAK (Upper London) and Eden Studios Genre = Punk rock, New Wave, Power pop, Mod Revival Length = 37:28 Label =… …   Wikipedia

  • all mod cons —    If something has all mod cons, it has all the best and most desirable features. It is an abbreviation of modern convenience that was used in house adverts.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • all mod cons — Noun. All the fixtures and fittings necessary and expected an abb. of all modern conveniences. Informal …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • mod cons — [ˌmɔd ˈkɔnz US ˌma:d ˈka:nz] n all mod cons BrE informal all the things that are fitted in modern houses to make life easy and comfortable ▪ a property with many interesting features and all mod cons …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mod cons — noun all mod cons BrE informal all the things that are fitted in modern houses to make life easy and comfortable: a property with many interesting features and all mod cons …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • mod cons — UK [ˌmɒd ˈkɒnz] / US [mɑd ˈkɑnz] noun [plural] British informal the machines and pieces of equipment in your house that make life easy and comfortable all mod cons: a flat with all mod cons …   English dictionary

  • mod cons — N PLURAL Mod cons are the modern facilities in a house that make it easy and pleasant to live in. [BRIT, INFORMAL] The house is spacious with all mod cons, handy for the station and has a garden …   English dictionary

  • mod cons — Noun. Abb. of modern conveniences. Also all mod cons. E.g. The house was large and well kept, but it lacked mod cons such as a flushing toilet. Informal …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • mod. con. — mod. con., plural mod. cons. British. modern convenience: »We live in a small flat with all mod. cons. (Punch) …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Jam — Infobox musical artist | Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Name = The Jam Img capt = Bruce Foxton and Paul Weller on Top of the Pops circa 1977 Origin = Woking, Surrey, England Instrument = Genre = Mod revival, Punk rock, Power… …   Wikipedia


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