[duh zhoo r, doo; French dy zhoor] /də ˈʒʊər, du; French dü ˈʒur/
as prepared on the particular day; of the kind being served today:
The soup du jour is split pea.
environmentalism and other issues du jour.
/duː ˈʒɔː; French dy ʒur/
(postpositive) (informal) currently very fashionable or popular: the young writer du jour
from French plat du jour “dish of the day,” early 20c. on restaurant menus, abstracted as an all-purpose modifier 1989.
Of today; of the day; current: Thought du jour/ Kennedy would quiz aides about the crisis du jour/ Where would the management gurus du jour find grist for their latest best-sellers?
[1990s+; fr French, ”of the day,” used to identify the day’s specialties in restaurants]
/ˈduːka/ noun 1. (E African) a shop; store
[doo-kah-kis] /dʊˈkɑ kɪs/ noun 1. Michael, born 1933, U.S. politician: governor of Massachusetts 1983–90.
[dy-ka] /düˈka/ noun 1. Paul (Abraham) [pawl a-bra-am] /pɔl a braˈam/ (Show IPA), 1865–1935, French composer. /French dykɑ/ noun 1. Paul (pɔl). 1865–1935, French composer best known for the orchestral scherzo The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (1897)
[dook, dyook] /duk, dyuk/ noun 1. (in Continental Europe) the male ruler of a duchy; the sovereign of a small state. 2. a British nobleman holding the highest hereditary title outside the royal family, ranking immediately below a prince and above a marquis; a member of the highest rank of the British peerage. 3. a […]