English preposition meaning "without" (from the French word: same spelling and definition).
"Sans" has taken on an overly used pseudo-hip status in counter-culture enclaves to replace the word "without" in even the most mundane of circumstances.
Dustin the vegan ordered his tofurkey sandwich, "Sans mayo, please!"
Lola said she couldn't get a ride out of Bushwick since she was "sans cash".
internet hipsters started the habit of spelling complete sentences and proper nouns sans capitalization. the annoying trend has been picked up by marketing designers sans originality.
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