A modernist is a model citizen that Tony Blair would be proud of. Everything has to be new for them, they frown upon and mock anything old or historic. They like and welcome immigrants and neds, they make your heart glad, apparently, and of course they vote labour.
Modernists get right up my nose!!
Any writer at the age of twenty. Their head is not together enough to write about anything, but they write just the same. Unfortunately some of them are taken too seriously. Was a lot worse in the 1920s, obviously enough.
Sally doesn't know one end of a pen from the other and tells everyone she's a modernist.