Definitions for déjàvu

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dé•jà vuˌdeɪ ʒɑ ˈvu, ˈvyu; Fr. deɪ ʒa ˈvü(n.)

  1. the illusion of having previously experienced something actually being encountered for the first time.

    Category: Psychiatry

  2. disagreeable familiarity or sameness.

Origin of déjàvu:

1900–05; < F: lit., already seen


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