noun, plural a·per·çus [a-per-sy] /a pɛrˈsü/. French.
Origin of aperçu
British Dictionary definitions for apercu
Word Origin for aperçu
Word Origin and History for apercu
"quick impression, sketch, brief survey," 1820s, from French aperçu (18c. in this sense), noun use of past participle of apercevoir "to perceive" (11c.), from Gallo-Romance *adpercipere, from Latin ad "to" (see ad-) + percipere "to perceive" (see perceive).