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au courant

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of au courant

  1. 1 keenly aware of and responsive to the latest developments especially in fashion and entertainment <au courant filmgoers have dismissed Hollywood's latest effects-laden actioner as so last year> Synonyms cool [slang], def [slang], downtown, groovy, hep, hip, in, mod, now, trendy, turned-on, with-it Related Words à la mode (also a la mode), chic, fashionable, modish, sharp, smart, snappy, stylish, voguish Near Antonyms geeky, nerdish, nerdy; dowdy, styleless, unfashionable, unstylish Antonyms out, uncool, unhip, untrendy

  2. 2 being in the latest or current fashion <glossy magazines full of reed-thin models in au courant outfits> Synonyms à la mode (also a la mode), stylish, chic, cool [slang], exclusive, fashionable, fresh [slang], happening, hip, in, modish, sharp, smart, snappy, supercool, swell, swish, trendy, voguishRelated Words downtown, edgy, funky; dapper, dashing, dressy, kicky, natty, rakish, sassy, saucy, spiffy, spruce; chichi, classy, flossy, haute (also haut), nobby, posh, ritzy, soigné (or soignée), swank (or swanky); elegant, graceful, handsome, majestic, refined, sophisticated, stately, tasteful, understated; doggish, doggy, flashy, gallant; dandyish, dudish, foppish; ultrachic, ultracool, ultrahip, ultraposh, ultrasmart, ultrasophisticatedNear Antonyms cheesy, tacky, unattractive, unbecoming; graceless, inelegant, tasteless, trashy, unhandsome; frowsy (or frowzy), sloppy, slovenly, unkempt, untidy; disheveled (or dishevelled), messy, mussy, rumpled, wrinkled; shabby, sleazyAntonyms dowdy, out, outmoded, styleless, unchic, uncool, unfashionable, unmodish, unstylish

  3. 3 having information especially as a result of study or experience <doctors try to stay au courant with the latest advances in medicine> Synonyms abreast, acquainted, familiar, conversant, informed, knowledgeable, up, up-to-date, versed, well-informedRelated Words alive, aware, cognizant, conscious, heedful, mindful, sensible, sentientNear Antonyms insensible, unaware, unconscious, unmindful; blind, oblivious, unknowing, unwitting; inattentive, unheedingAntonyms ignorant, unacquainted, unfamiliar, uninformed, unknowledgeable




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