Definition of au courant in English:

au courant

adjective

  • 1Aware of what is going on; well informed.

    ‘they were au courant with the literary scene’
    up to date, up with, in touch, familiar, at home, acquainted, conversant
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    1. 1.1 Fashionable.
      ‘frocks with au courant details like ruching and asymmetrical hemlines’

Origin

Mid 18th century: from French, literally ‘in the (regular) course’.

Pronunciation

au courant

/ˌəʊ kʊˈrɒ̃/