café chantant

[ kaf-ey shahn-tahn, ka-fey, kuh-; French ka-fey shahn-tahn ]
/ ˈkæf eɪ ʃɑnˈtɑ̃, kæˈfeɪ, kə-; French ka feɪ ʃɑ̃ˈtɑ̃ /

noun, plural ca·fés chan·tants [kaf-ey shahn-tahnz, ka-fey, kuh-; French ka-fey shahn-tahn] /ˈkæf eɪ ʃɑnˈtɑ̃z, kæˈfeɪ, kə-; French ka feɪ ʃɑ̃ˈtɑ̃/.

an intimate cabaret offering sophisticated musical entertainment.

Nearby words

  1. café,
  2. café au lait,
  3. café au lait spots,
  4. café brûlot,
  5. café car,
  6. café con leche,
  7. café crème,
  8. café curtain,
  9. café filtre,
  10. café noir

Origin of café chantant

1850–55; < French: literally, musical café, café where concerts are held

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