café chantant

ca·​fé chan·​tant | \ kȧfāshäⁿtäⁿ \
plural café chantants or cafés chantants\ " \

Definition of café chantant

: a café where singers or musicians entertain the patrons : cabaret

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First Known Use of café chantant

1851, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for café chantant

French, literally, singing café

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“Café chantant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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