found object


noun

a natural or manufactured object that is perceived as being aesthetically satisfying and exhibited as such.

Nearby words

  1. foulness,
  2. fouls,
  3. foumart,
  4. found,
  5. found art,
  6. found poem,
  7. foundation,
  8. foundation day,
  9. foundation garment,
  10. foundation stone

Origin of found object

1955–60; translation of French objet trouvé

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British Dictionary definitions for found object

found object

noun

another name for objet trouvé
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