chanteuse


chan·teuse

noun \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

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