[shahn-saw-net; English shan-suh-net]

noun, plural chan·son·ettes [shahn-saw-net; English shan-suh-suh-nets] /ʃɑ̃ sɔˈnɛt; English ˌʃæn sə səˈnɛts/. French.

a little song; ditty. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for chansonette

Historical Examples of chansonette

  • She laughed and now John knew that it was she whom he had heard singing the chansonette in that low murmuring tone.

    The Forest of Swords

    Joseph A. Altsheler

  • They include a blithe "Chansonette" and a "Valse Impromptu," 440 which, unlike the usual impromptu, has the ex tempore spirit.