Definition of de nos jours in English:

de nos jours


  • postpositive Contemporary.

    ‘he is a kind of Oscar Wilde de nos jours’
    • ‘The laptop computer may not yet be the Fender Telecaster de nos jours, but within modern music, the portable computer is as democratising and enabling as the electric guitar was in past decades.’
    • ‘His lively work has attracted attention for its lilt and sheen, and its takes on romance de nos jours, with August Kleinzahler noting that Stammers writes ‘some of the most memorable love poetry of his generation’.’
    contemporary, present-day, present, contemporaneous, ongoing
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French, ‘of our days’.


de nos jours

/də no ʒuʀ//ˌdə nəʊ ˈʒʊə/