Definition of the dernier cri noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the dernier cri

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌdeənjeɪ ˈkriː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdernjeɪ ˈkriː//
 
[singular](from French)
 
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the latest fashion Word Origin late 19th cent.: French, literally ‘last cry’.