adjective(au fait with)
- Having a good or detailed knowledge of: you should be au fait with the company and its productsMore example sentences
familiar, acquainted, conversant, at home, up to date, up with, in touch; abreast of, apprised of, in the know about, well informed about, knowledgeable about, well versed in, enlightened about, aware of, no stranger to; French au courantBritish • informal switched on to• black English down
- Engineers in all sectors of industry must be completely au fait with the state of the art.
- For those of you not quite au fait with Surrealist parlour games, the term ‘exquisite corpse’ originates from the game more commonly known as Consequences.
mid 18th century: from French, literally 'to the fact, to the point'.