[ 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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Lorde, the 17-year-old New Zealand chanteuse, can apparently do no wrong.Watch Lorde’s Magical New Music Video For Her Song “Team”|Marlow Stern|December 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So, it came as a major surprise when the Icelandic chanteuse unleashed a wild attack on a reporter back in 1996.
British Dictionary definitions for chanteuse
/ (French ʃɑ̃tøz) /
a female singer, esp in a nightclub or cabaret
Word Origin for chanteuse
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