du jour

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Borrowed from French du jour.



du jour (not comparable)

  1. Of the day; prepared for the day in question
    The soup du jour is French onion.
  2. (by extension) Currently stylish; en vogue; trendy; favoured now but likely temporary; latest.
    Beth came to the party with her boyfriend du jour.
    The high unemployment numbers are the government's excuse du jour for not doing anything about the environment.
    • 2022 February 12, Danny Westneat, “The reason voters see past the terrible headlines with Seattle schools”, in The Seattle Times[1]:
      So much for pandemic frustration. Or tax fatigue. Or government backlash. Or all the controversies du jour about masks or wokified curricula or anything else that’s been in the news. Seattle voters set all that aside, en masse.

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