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English definition of “à la”

à la

preposition uk   /ˈæl.ə/ us  
in the style of: She has her hair blonde and curly, à la Marilyn Monroe.Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualitiesForeign words and phrases used in English
(Definition of à la from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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