Dictionary

chanteuse

noun chan·teuse \shan-ˈtüz, shäⁿ-ˈtə(r)z\
plural chan·teuses \-ˈtüz, -ˈtü-zəz, -ˈtə(r)z, -ˈtə(r)-zəz\

Definition of CHANTEUSE

:  songstress; especially :  a woman who is a concert or nightclub singer

Origin of CHANTEUSE

French, feminine of chanteur singer, from chanter
First Known Use: 1844

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: chanteyPrevious Word in the Dictionary: chanteurAll Words Near: chanteuse
May 27, 2015
riot act Hear it
a vigorous reprimand or warning
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears