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à la mode

 (ä′lə mōd′, ăl′ə)
adj.
1. According to the prevailing style or fashion.
2. Served with ice cream: apple pie à la mode.

[French : à, in + la, the + mode, fashion.]

à la mode

(ɑː lɑː ˈməʊd; æ lə; French a la mɔd)
adj
1. fashionable in style, design, etc
2. (Cookery) (of meats) braised with vegetables in wine
3. (Cookery) chiefly US and Canadian (of desserts) served with ice cream
[C17: from French: according to the fashion]

à la mode

or a la mode

(ˌɑ lə ˈmoʊd, ˌæl ə-)
adj.
1. in or according to the fashion.
2. served with ice cream.
[1640–50; < French]

à la mode

A French phrase meaning according to the fashion, used to mean in fashion.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.a la mode - in the current fashion or stylea la mode - in the current fashion or style  
fashionable, stylish - being or in accordance with current social fashions; "fashionable clothing"; "the fashionable side of town"; "a fashionable cafe"
Adv.1.a la mode - with ice cream on top or on the sidea la mode - with ice cream on top or on the side; "we served the apple pie a la mode"

à la mode

adjective fashionable, in fashion, in vogue, in (informal), the new, popular, with it (informal), stylish, chic, all the rage (informal), modish, du jour (French), all the go (informal), culty, the latest rage (informal) The saxophone will always be à la mode.

à la mode

adjective
Being or in accordance with the current fashion:
Informal: classy, in, sharp, snappy, swish, tony, trendy.
Slang: with-it.
Translations

à la mode

adj (US) → mit Eis

à la mode

[ɑːlɑːˈməʊd]
1. adjdi moda
2. advalla moda
References in classic literature ?
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