plural aux [oh] /oʊ/. French.
- atypical lipoma,
- atypical measles,
- atypical pneumonia,
- atypical verrucous endocarditis,
- au contraire,
- au courant,
- au fait,
- au fond,
- au gratin
Origin of Au
Examples from the Web for au
The look was subtle, sweet and screamed “au natural”—even though she paid $75 for the topper.
Sure, she was more expensive than an au pair, but, we congratulated ourselves, she spoke English and she knew what she was doing.Kate Hired a Spanish Nanny And Who Can Blame Her? English Nannies Suck|Tom Sykes|March 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead, her au naturel dusting and vacuuming maintained her svelte figure.
Au Revoir Simon, "Crazy" Girl trio Au Revior Simone get to show off some of their acting chops for this vid.Miley Cyrus, Arcade Fire & More Best Music Videos of the Week (VIDEO)|Victoria Kezra|September 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Her favorite movies also include Let the Right One In and Au Hasard Balthazar.The Tilda Swinton Weirdness Quiz: All About the MoMA-Napping Actress|Melissa Leon|March 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Poirot, au contraire, was morose the whole evening, and awoke next morning exactly the same as usual.Tatterdemalion|John Galsworthy
Miss Arkroyd continued to look at the speaker as though to find out his real meaning, half in doubt, half taking him au sérieux.It Never Can Happen Again|William De Morgan
His lordship appears to be au fait on every subject one can possibly imagine.The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson, Volumes One and Two|Harriette Wilson
When they left for Krogskogen in the afternoon, a crowd of young people assembled on the pier called: "Au revoir on Sunday!"Mary|Bjornstjerne Bjornson
He will keep you au courant, at the same time, tell the name of every settler and settlement, and some good stories to boot.Canada and the Canadians|Sir Richard Henry Bonnycastle
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Word Origin for Au
chemical symbol for "gold," from Latin aurum "gold" (see aureate).
French, "at the, to the," from Old French al, contraction of a le, with -l- softened to -u-, as also poudre from pulverem, chaud from calidus, etc. Used in many expressions in cookery, etc., which have crossed the Channel since 18c., e.g. au contraire, literally "on the contrary;" au gratin, literally "with scrapings;" au jus, literally "with the juice."