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Definition of à la mode adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


    à la mode

    adjective, adverb
    NAmE//ˌɑ lə ˈmoʊd//
    , NAmE//ˌæ lə‑//
    (from French)
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  1. 1[after noun] served with ice cream apple pie à la mode
  2. 2[not before noun] (old-fashioned) fashionable; in the latest fashion We'll get your father to buy you something a little more à la mode.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: à la mode