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

Middle French, from Old French chapel — more at chaplet


First Known Use: 1523


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