chanteuse

[ shan-toos; French shahn-tœz ]
/ ʃænˈtus; French ʃɑ̃ˈtœz /

noun, plural chan·teuses [shan-too-siz; French shahn-tœz] /ʃænˈtu sɪz; French ʃɑ̃ˈtœz/.

a female singer, especially one who sings in nightclubs and cabarets.

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Origin of chanteuse

1885–90; < French, feminine of chanteur; see -euse
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chanteuse
/ (French ʃɑ̃tøz) /

noun

a female singer, esp in a nightclub or cabaret

Word Origin for chanteuse

French: singer
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