à la mode

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See also: alamode and a la mode

English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

à la mode (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of a la mode

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

à la mode (invariable)

  1. in fashion
    Synonyms: en vogue, au goût du jour

Descendants[edit]

  • English: a la mode

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Etymology[edit]

From French à la mode (in fashion).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

à la mode

  1. à la mode, fashionable; in a particular style or fashion.
    • 1970, Dagbladet:
      her gis ingen konsesjoner til à-la-mode-radikalisme
      here no licenses are granted for à-la-mode radicalism
    • 2008, Nils Johan Ringdal, Georg Valentin von Munthe af Morgenstiernes forunderlige liv og reiser, page 43:
      Bertha trengte naturligvis et utall kjoler – og ingen vet hvor mange hatter – for å kunne kle seg kongelig à la mode til hver middag
      Bertha naturally needed countless dresses - and no one knows how many hats - to be able to dress royally à la mode for every dinner
  2. modern, the latest trend
    sangerens bryllup ble et kjendisbryllup à la mode
    the singer's wedding became a celebrity wedding à la mode

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