du jour

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adjective \dü-ˈzhər, də-, -ˈzhu̇r, -ˈzhür\

Definition of du jour

  1. 1 :  made for a particular day —used of an item not specified on the regular menu soup du jour

  2. 2 :  popular, fashionable, or prominent at a particular time the buzzword du jour

Examples of du jour in a Sentence

  1. Our soup du jour is chicken noodle.

  2. Long hair was the style du jour.

Origin and Etymology of du jour

French, literally, of the day


DU JOUR Defined for English Language Learners

du jour

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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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