Air-du-temps Definition


Current popular opinion or trends of a very large group of people, a city or a country.

With the global financial crisis still hitting hard, the air du temps today is a countrywide depressive mood.
What's hip with your kids: Emo is the air du temps in teenage fashion and music.

Origin of Air-du-temps

  • Borrowing from French air du temps (literally “air of the time”).

    From Wiktionary

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