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 thing; the newest fashion.
The latest fashion; last word.
The latest sensation; the last word, the newest or ultimate expression or example (of something).
Origin of dernier-cri
- French dernier last, latest cri cry
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From French dernier cri.