chansonnier

noun
chan·​son·​nier | \ ˌshäⁿ-sō-ˈnyā How to pronounce chansonnier (audio) \

Definition of chansonnier

: a writer or singer of chansons especially : a cabaret singer

First Known Use of chansonnier

1822, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chansonnier

French, from chanson

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“Chansonnier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chansonnier. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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