Definition of du jour
1 : made for a particular day —used of an item not specified on the regular menu <soup du jour>
2 : popular, fashionable, or prominent at a particular time <the buzzword du jour>
Examples of du jour in a sentence
Our soup du jour is chicken noodle.
Long hair was the style du jour.
Origin and Etymology of du jour
French, literally, of the day
First Known Use: 1786
DU JOUR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of du jour for English Language Learners
: served in a restaurant as a special item on a particular day
: happening or popular at a particular time
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