Meaning of Mods in English:


Pronunciation /mɒdz/

plural noun

  • The Moderations examination at Oxford University.

    • ‘It's also, conversely, the time for exams, removing finalists and most first years sitting Mods and Prelims.’
    • ‘I am now in possession, instead, of a polite letter informing anyone ‘whom it may concern’ that I'm a student of the university, and listing my Mods results among other things.’
    • ‘With Mods at the end of Hilary Term, we would have to do the work; we can't afford to get behind.’
    • ‘Good luck to Mods and Prelims candidates, but really, stop worrying.’
    • ‘However, it does say a lot if I can both get to Oxford and achieve a high 2: 1 in Mods without being able to write English proper like.’