- Dernier cri is defined as something in fashion that is trendy or on the cutting edge.
An example of dernier cri is the latest fashion from the Milan runway.
dernier cri definition by Webster's New World
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the latest fashion; last word
Origin: French literally , the latest cry
dernier cri definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The latest thing; the newest fashion.
Origin: French : dernier, last, latest + cri, cry.