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du jour

[ duh -zhoor, doo; French dy -zhoor ]
/ də ˈʒʊər, du; French dü ˈʒur /
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adjective

as prepared on the particular day; of the kind being served today: The soup du jour is split pea.
fashionable; current: environmentalism and other issues du jour.

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Origin of du jour

<French: of the day
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du jour
/ (duː ˈʒɔː, French dy ʒur) /

adjective

(postpositive) informal currently very fashionable or popularthe young writer du jour

Word Origin for du jour

C20: from French, literally: of the day (as used on restaurant menus of items that change daily)
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