au courant

au cou·rant

adjective \ˌō-k-ˈräⁿ\

: knowing about the newest information, trends, etc.

: stylish or current

Full Definition of AU COURANT

a :  fully informed :  up-to-date <trying to stay au courant>
b :  fashionable, stylish <au courant outfits>
:  fully familiar :  conversant

Examples of AU COURANT

  1. I try to stay au courant with the latest developments in the industry.
  2. <au courant filmgoers have dismissed Hollywood's latest effects-laden actioner as so last year>

Origin of AU COURANT

French, literally, in the current
First Known Use: 1762

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