soup du jour
noun Etymology: part translation of French soupe du jour soup of the day Date: circa 1945 a soup that is offered by a restaurant on a particular day

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  • soup du jour — noun Soup of the day; todays soup; whatever soup is sold under that name. Whats your soup du jour today? / Cream of tomato, just like every day …   Wiktionary

  • soup du jour — noun the soup that a restaurant is featuring on a given day • Hypernyms: ↑soup * * * /soohp deuh zhoor / the soup featured by a restaurant on a particular day. Also, soup de jour. [1940 45; < Fr soupe du jour soup of the day] …   Useful english dictionary

  • soup du jour — /soohp deuh zhoor / the soup featured by a restaurant on a particular day. Also, soup de jour. [1940 45; < Fr soupe du jour soup of the day] * * * …   Universalium

  • soup du jour — [[t]ˈsup də ˈʒʊər[/t]] n. coo the soup featured by a restaurant on a particular day • Etymology: 1940–45; < F soupe du jour soup of the day …   From formal English to slang

  • du jour — I. dəˈzhu̇(ə)r, düˈ adjective Etymology: French, of the day : as cooked or prepared on a particular day potatoes du jour the soup du jour is onion II. adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • du jour — [[t]də ˈʒʊər, du[/t]] adj. 1) fot as prepared or served on the particular day: soup du jour[/ex] 2) cvb fashionable; current: issues du jour[/ex] • Etymology: < F …   From formal English to slang

  • du jour — adjective Etymology: French, literally, of the day Date: 1786 1. made for a particular day used of an item not specified on the regular menu < soup du jour > 2. popular, fashionable, or prominent at a particular time < the buzzw …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • du jour — /deuh zhoor , dooh/; Fr. /dyuu zhoohrdd / 1. as prepared on the particular day; of the kind being served today: The soup du jour is split pea. 2. fashionable; current: environmentalism and other issues du jour. [ < F: of the day] * * * …   Universalium

  • du jour — adjective a) Of the day; prepared for the day in question The soup du jour is French onion it always is b) Currently stylish; en vogue; trendy …   Wiktionary

  • soupe du jour — [so͞op dü zho͞or′; ] E [ so͞op΄do͞o zhoor′] 〚Fr, soup of the day〛 the special, sometimes the only, soup served in a restaurant on any particular day: also, Eng. sp., soup du jour * * * …   Universalium

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