chapeau

play
noun cha·peau \sha-ˈpō, shə-\

Definition of chapeau

plural

chapeaus

play \-ˈpōz\ or

chapeaux

\-ˈpō(z)\
  1. :  hat

Examples of chapeau in a Sentence

  1. with her chapeau cocked jauntily to one side, the French actress was the very picture of Gallic insouciance

Origin and Etymology of chapeau

Medieval French, from Old French chapel — more at chaplet


First Known Use: 1523



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