[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.
- chanson d'amour,
- chanson de geste,
- chanson de roland,
- chansons de geste,
- chant de guerre pour l'armée du rhin,
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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.Contemporary American Composers|Rupert Hughes
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