- 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.
the latest fashion; last word
Origin of dernier criFrench literally , the latest cry
The latest thing; the newest fashion.
Origin of dernier criFrench : dernier, last, latest + cri, cry.
(plural derniers cris)
- The latest sensation; the last word, the newest or ultimate expression or example (of something).
From French dernier cri.