Courant

[k_ˈɜː_ɹ_ə_n_t], [kˈɜːɹənt], [kˈɜːɹənt]

Definitions of Courant:

  1.   A piece of music in triple time; also, a lively dance; a coranto.
  2.   Running.
  3.   A circulating gazette of news; a newspaper.
  4.   That which spreads news very quickly; a newspaper.
  5.   That which disseminates news quickly, as a newspaper.
  6.   Represented as running; -- said of a beast borne in a coat of arms.

Usage examples for Courant:

  1. “ Fauche immediately departed, leaving M. Courant with Pichegru. ” – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  2. “ To that the Landholder replied as above, but this one of the series was not printed in The Connecticut Courant its place being taken by the number X., printed immediately after this letter. ” – Essays on the Constitution of the United States by Paul Leicester Ford
  3. Courant explained: She's my wife. ” – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
  4. About the end of the year I put up a telephone wire from my house down to the Courant office, the only telephone wire in town, and the first one that was ever used in a private house in the world. ” – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  5. “ Daffingdon had spent many years abroad and still kept au courant with European art matters in general; he knew what they were doing in Munich no less than in Paris, and letters with foreign postmarks were always dropping in on him to tempt his mind to little excursions backward across the sea. ” – Under the Skylights by Henry Blake Fuller
  6. This was certainly being au courant du jour. ” – Domestic Manners of the Americans by Fanny Trollope
  7. It was in this section also that Defoe exposed the errors of contemporary news- writers, the Post- man, the Post- Boy, the London Post, the Flying Post, and the Daily Courant – Daniel Defoe by William Minto
  8. We gave him a cup of tea with rum in it, and he began to hum: En courant par les epeignes Je m'etios fait un ecourchon, Et en courant par les epeignes Et en courant apres not' couchon. ” – The New Book Of Martyrs by Georges Duhamel
  9. Courant and the girl were gone. ” – Castle Craneycrow by George Barr McCutcheon
  10. We had a breakfast one day for some of W. 's influential men in the country, who were much disgusted at the turn affairs had taken and that W. could no longer remain minister, but they were very fairly au courant of all that was going on in Parliament, and quite understood that for the moment the moderate, experienced men had no chance. ” – My First Years As A Frenchwoman, 1876-1879 by Mary King Waddington
  11. “ " Petherton then," Mrs. Brook returned, " doesn't keep you au courant – The Awkward Age by Henry James
  12. “ I should have something to do, if I put you au courant of all my acquaintances. ” – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  13. Courant tried to explain: You can't see it Zavier's way because it's a different way from yours. ” – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
  14. Or this sarcastic request in the Connecticut Courant – Customs and Fashions in Old New England by Alice Morse Earle
  15. From which it will be seen that Low Courant had not been communicative about himself. ” – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
  16. This paper was called the New England Courant – Remarks by Bill Nye
  17. He was a man of no particular birth and no particular conversational powers; and unless due to his being thoroughly au courant with all the very latest gossip of the London world, his success can only be put down as past understanding. ” – Belles and Ringers by Hawley Smart
  18. The Hamburg banco was, therefore, appreciated above the Hamburg courant by a matter of 22. 5225 per cent. ” – The History of Currency, 1252 to 1896 by William Arthur Shaw
  19. That very day he had lunched at a friend's, where were gathered several of his special associates who had chanced to come together at the same house, and then had gone to the office of the Hartford Courant – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner

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Idioms for Courant:

  • au courant
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