dernier cri

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɛrnje kri/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(dernyā krē, dûrn-; Fr. der nyā krē)

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
der•nier cri  (dernyā krē, dûrn-; Fr. der nyā krē),USA pronunciation 
  • Foreign Termsthe latest fashion;
    last word.
    • French: literally, last cry
    • 1895–1900

    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
    dernier cri French: /dɛrnje kri/ n le dernier cri //
    1. the latest fashion; the last word
    Etymology: literally: last cry

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