chansonette

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

a little song; ditty.

Nearby words

  1. chanoyu,
  2. chanson,
  3. chanson d'amour,
  4. chanson de geste,
  5. chanson de roland,
  6. chansonnier,
  7. chansons de geste,
  8. chant,
  9. chant de guerre pour l'armée du rhin,
  10. chantage

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Examples from the Web for chansonette

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

  • 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