Meaning of A LA in English


or à la |ä(ˌ)lä, |ȧ(ˌ)lȧ, -_lə or, especially in some of the most frequently used phrases so beginning, ˌalə or |a(ˌ)la

Etymology: French à la

: after the fashion of : in the manner of — used freely with English nouns regardless of gender or number

dangling from the rafters a la Douglas Fairbanks

publicity shots a la Hollywood

reciter of … “The Happy Prince”, done a la Emlyn Williams and Dickens — Lewis Nichols

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