à jour

[ah zhoo r; French a zhoor]


of or relating to objects that are pierced, perforated, or decorated with an openwork pattern.

Nearby words

  1. à fond,
  2. à gauche,
  3. à gogo,
  4. à grands frais,
  5. à haute voix,
  6. à l',
  7. à l'abandon,
  8. à l'ancienne,
  9. à l'anglaise,
  10. à l'improviste

Also a·jou·ré [ah-zhoo-rey; French a-zhoo-rey] /ˌɑ ʒʊˈreɪ; French a ʒuˈreɪ/.

Origin of à jour

< French: literally, (open) to daylight

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