dernier cri

[dern-yey kree, durn-; French der-nyey kree]
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Origin of dernier cri

1895–1900; < French: literally, last cry
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Related Words for dernier cri

avant-garde, craze, fad, hip, look, mode, vogue

British Dictionary definitions for dernier cri

dernier cri

noun le dernier cri ()
  1. the latest fashion; the last word

Word Origin for dernier cri

literally: last cry
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